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Steve Coll

Former President & CEO of New America Foundation; Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of "Ghost Wars"

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 Steve Coll Biography

Steve Coll is a staff writer at The New Yorker, the author of eight books of nonfiction, and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Between 1985 and 2005, he was a reporter, foreign correspondent and senior editor at the Washington Post. There he covered Wall Street, served as the paper’s South Asia correspondent in New Delhi, and was the Post’s first international investigative correspondent, based in London. He served as managing editor of the Post between 1998 and 2004. The following year, he joined The New Yorker, where he has written on international politics, American politics and national security, intelligence controversies and the media.

Coll is the author of Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, From the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001, published in 2004, for which he received an Overseas Press Club Award and a Pulitzer Prize. His 2008 book, The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century, won the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction in 2009 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. His book Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Award as the best business book of 2012. His most recent book Directorate S, a follow-up to Ghost Wars, was published in February 2018.

He has four children and is married to Eliza Griswold, the journalist and poet. He has a B.A. in English and history from Occidental College.

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Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power

Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power

On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia

On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia

The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century

The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001

The Deal of the Century: The Breakup of AT&T (A touchstone book)

The Deal of the Century: The Breakup of AT&T (A touchstone book)

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Steve Coll

Former President & CEO of New America Foundation; Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of "Ghost Wars"

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Steve Coll Biography

Steve Coll is a staff writer at The New Yorker, the author of eight books of nonfiction, and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Between 1985 and 2005, he was a reporter, foreign correspondent and senior editor at the Washington Post. There he covered Wall Street, served as the paper’s South Asia correspondent in New Delhi, and was the Post’s first international investigative correspondent, based in London. He served as managing editor of the Post between 1998 and 2004. The following year, he joined The New Yorker, where he has written on international politics, American politics and national security, intelligence controversies and the media.

Coll is the author of Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, From the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001, published in 2004, for which he received an Overseas Press Club Award and a Pulitzer Prize. His 2008 book, The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century, won the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction in 2009 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. His book Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Award as the best business book of 2012. His most recent book Directorate S, a follow-up to Ghost Wars, was published in February 2018.

He has four children and is married to Eliza Griswold, the journalist and poet. He has a B.A. in English and history from Occidental College.

Steve Coll Videos

  • Journalist Steve Coll on Dialogue
    Journalist Steve Coll talks with host Marcia Franklin about his latest book, " Directorate S." A sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning book....
  • Author Steve Coll on the war in Afghanistan
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Coll discusses his new book "Directorate S: The CIA and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and ...
  • The Lorana Sullivan Lecture Series - How to Investigate a Closed ...
    The first Lorana Sullivan Lecture, part of the All-Class Lecture Series, will feature Dean Steve Coll, speaking on how to investigate a closed ...

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  • How much does it cost to book Steve Coll?

    Booking fees for Steve Coll, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Steve Coll, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Steve Coll?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Steve Coll for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Steve Coll for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Steve Coll or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Steve Coll or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Steve Coll is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Steve Coll for your event is available upon request. Steve Coll generally travels from Bethesda, MD, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Gerry Adams, Calvin Trillin, Peter Thiel, Spencer Wells and Jonathan Franzen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Steve Coll for an upcoming event.

Steve Coll Speaker Videos

  • Journalist Steve Coll on Dialogue
    Journalist Steve Coll talks with host Marcia Franklin about his latest book, " Directorate S." A sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning book. "Ghost ...
    Author Steve Coll on the war in Afghanistan
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Coll discusses his new book "Directorate S: The CIA and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and ...
  • The Lorana Sullivan Lecture Series - How to Investigate a Closed ...
    The first Lorana Sullivan Lecture, part of the All-Class Lecture Series, will feature Dean Steve Coll, speaking on how to investigate a closed ...
    Steve Coll, Dean of Columbia Journalism School - YouTube

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