Living With Violence: Conflict in Contemporary Cultures

Philip Gourevitch (1961 - )

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories From Rwanda

Background and Career

  • Staff writer at The New Yorker since 1997
  • International reporter, essayist and short story writer
  • First book We Wish to Inform You…
  • Won National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction
  • Also has won five more awards
  • Chair, International Committee PEN
  • Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute
  • BA Cornell 1986
  • MFA Columbia 1992
  • Lives in Millerton, NY, and NYC

Books Published

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families, 1998

A Cold Case, 2001


Critical Sources and Reviews

Amazon.com: Editorial Reviews

“Solar El Salvador; Rwanda’s Horror,” (Gourevitch interview) Program 9925. www.commongroundradio.org

Winston, Morton. “Review of Philip Gourevitch’s We Wish to Inform You…” Whole Earth Magazine. Fall, 1999.



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