Matthew Carr

Matthew Carr is a writer, broadcaster, and journalist who has reported on a number of violent conflicts. He is the author of several critically acclaimed works of nonfiction, including Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain, Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent, The Infernal Machine: A History of Terrorism, and Sherman’s Ghosts: Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War (all published by The New Press), as well as the acclaimed memoir My Father’s House. Carr lives in England.

News and Reviews

Civil War Book Review

Civil War Book Review reviews Sherman's Ghosts

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal calls Matthew Carr's Sherman's Ghosts "a concise and excellent account of the facts."

The New York Times

The New York Times reviews Sherman's Ghosts


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

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

Matthew Carr