Andrew Gumbel

Andrew Gumbel is a British-born journalist, based in Los Angeles, who has won awards for his work as an investigative reporter, a political columnist, and a feature writer. For more than twenty years he worked as a foreign correspondent for Reuters and the British newspapers The Guardian and The Independent, covering stories in Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas. He covered the first democratic elections in East Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall and has frequently reported on contested or suspect elections since in Bosnia, Serbia, Albania, Haiti, and, since 2000, in the United States. He is the author of Down for the Count and Won’t Lose This Dream and the co-editor (with David W. Orr, William S. Becker, and Bakari Kitwana) of Democracy Unchained, all from The New Press, and the author of Oklahoma City.

News and Reviews

Library Journal

Read a starred review of Won't Lose this Dream in Library Journal.

Book Excerpt

Read an excerpt from Democracy Unchained.

Publishers Weekly

Read a review of Won’t Lose This Dream in Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly reviews Down for the Count

Books by Andrew Gumbel

Democracy Unchained
How to Rebuild Government for the People

David W. Orr, Andrew Gumbel, Bakari Kitwana, William S. Becker

Down for the Count
Dirty Elections and the Rotten History of Democracy in America

Andrew Gumbel

Won’t Lose This Dream
How an Upstart Urban University Rewrote the Rules of a Broken System

Andrew Gumbel