Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad is director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, editor of LeftWord Books, and the chief correspondent for Globetrotter. He is the author of The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World, Uncle Swami: South Asians in America Today, and co-author (with Noam Chomsky) of The Withdrawal and On Cuba (all published by The New Press), as well as Washington Bullets. The Darker Nations was chosen as a Best Nonfiction Book of the Year by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and won the Muzaffar Ahmad Book Prize. He lives in Santiago, Chile, and Northampton, Massachusetts.

News and Reviews


Watch an interview with co-authors Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad about The Withdrawal with Jacobin.

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Read a review of The Withdrawal by Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad in Publishers Weekly.

Books by Vijay Prashad

The Darker Nations
A People's History of the Third World

Vijay Prashad

Uncle Swami
South Asians in America Today

Vijay Prashad

The Withdrawal
Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and the Fragility of U.S. Power

Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad