Matthew Carr

Matthew Carr is the author of several books of nonfiction, including Blood and Faith, Fortress Europe, Sherman’s Ghosts, and The Infernal Machine (all available from The New Press), and a novel, The Devils of Cardona. He has written for a variety of publications, including the New York Times, The Observer, The Guardian, and others. He lives in the United Kingdom.

News and Reviews

In These Times

Tom Landendorf interviews Matthew Carr about refugees, migration, and Leftist politics.


Matthew Carr writes on the European refugee crisis in the wake of the Paris attacks for Politico.

The Guardian UK

The Guardian UK calls Fortress Europe a "very necessary book" in their review.


Books by Matthew Carr

Blood and Faith
The Purging of Muslim Spain

Matthew Carr

Fortress Europe
Dispatches from a Gated Continent

Matthew Carr

The Infernal Machine
A History of Terrorism

Matthew Carr

The Savage Frontier
The Pyrenees in History and the Imagination

Matthew Carr

Sherman’s Ghosts
Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War

Matthew Carr