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James Fallows

Writer for The Atlantic & Bestselling Author of "Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America"

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 James Fallows Biography

James Fallows is a staff writer for The Atlantic, which he has written for since the late 1970s. He has reported extensively from outside the United States and once worked as President Carter’s chief speechwriter.

He has written over ten books, including Blind into Baghdad, Postcards from Tomorrow Square, Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy, China Airborne: The Test of China’s Future, and Our Towns.

Fallows has won the National Magazine Award for his 2002 story Iraq: The Fifty-First State? warning about the consequences of invading Iraq; he has been a finalist four other times. He has also won the American Book Award for nonfiction for his book National Defense and a N.Y. Emmy award for the documentary series Doing Business in China. He was the founding chairman of the New America Foundation.

He and his wife, Deborah Fallows, are the authors of the 2018 book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America, which was a national best-seller and is the basis of a HBO documentary.

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  • Doing Business in China: How to Get it Right in the Easiest Place on Earth to Get it Wrong

    James Fallows delivers a monumental and richly-textured look at everything you need to know about doing business in China. And he means everything. Reporting from China since 2006, Fallows lucidly explains the economic, political, social, environmental and cultural forces that have transformed Chinafrom poverty to world superpowerat breakneck speed. What can American companies learn from China's growth, and why shouldn't we shudder in fear? To what degree are the Chinese and American economies intertwined? Why have most American companies in China remained profitable, even in the economic downturn? In customizable talks, Fallows unpacks the information relevant to your industry and provides a roadmap for sustained growth. Whether you have offices in China, or are thinking about expanding there, Fallows offers a fresh perspective, as well as invaluable advice on how to overcome cultural barriers, how to master negotiating with the Chinese, and how to avoid costly mistakes. This is a breathtaking talk that will help you understand the forces shaping the 21st Century.

  • Postcards from Tomorrow Square

    Fallows shares the human stories, charts China's bumpy transition to democracy, and makes sense of both its economic explosion and its environment impactwhile showing us what its growth means for us. Foreign Policy: an American Perspective Fallows has covered the major foreign policy stories of our timefrom Iraq to North Korea to Iran to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and beyond. In this talk, he delivers an unsparing look at the challenges to American foreign policy: our actions in various regions, how other countries perceive us, and how upheavals overseas will impact us. In particular, he dissects the planning and execution of the War in Iraq, pinpoints where it all went wrong, shows us what lies ahead, and draws valuable lessons for future military actions.

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James Fallows

Writer for The Atlantic & Bestselling Author of "Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America"

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James Fallows Biography

James Fallows is a staff writer for The Atlantic, which he has written for since the late 1970s. He has reported extensively from outside the United States and once worked as President Carter’s chief speechwriter.

He has written over ten books, including Blind into Baghdad, Postcards from Tomorrow Square, Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy, China Airborne: The Test of China’s Future, and Our Towns.

Fallows has won the National Magazine Award for his 2002 story Iraq: The Fifty-First State? warning about the consequences of invading Iraq; he has been a finalist four other times. He has also won the American Book Award for nonfiction for his book National Defense and a N.Y. Emmy award for the documentary series Doing Business in China. He was the founding chairman of the New America Foundation.

He and his wife, Deborah Fallows, are the authors of the 2018 book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America, which was a national best-seller and is the basis of a HBO documentary.

James Fallows Videos

  • James Fallows: What history teaches us about uncovering coverups ...
    As America awaits the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report ( or as much as the public and Congress will be allowed to see), ...
  • James & Deborah Fallows: 2018 National Book Festival
    James Fallows and Deborah Fallows discuss "Our Towns: A 100000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America" at the 2018 Library of Congress ...
  • Evening Lecture | James Fallows: What the Country Owes to Its ...
    May 27, 2015 ... James M. Fallows, "What does the Country Owe to Its Military, and Vice Versa," Evening Lecture Series, May 20, 2015. *****...

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James Fallows Speaking Topics

  • Doing Business in China: How to Get it Right in the Easiest Place on Earth to Get it Wrong

    James Fallows delivers a monumental and richly-textured look at everything you need to know about doing business in China. And he means everything. Reporting from China since 2006, Fallows lucidly explains the economic, political, social, environmental and cultural forces that have transformed Chinafrom poverty to world superpowerat breakneck speed. What can American companies learn from China's growth, and why shouldn't we shudder in fear? To what degree are the Chinese and American economies intertwined? Why have most American companies in China remained profitable, even in the economic downturn? In customizable talks, Fallows unpacks the information relevant to your industry and provides a roadmap for sustained growth. Whether you have offices in China, or are thinking about expanding there, Fallows offers a fresh perspective, as well as invaluable advice on how to overcome cultural barriers, how to master negotiating with the Chinese, and how to avoid costly mistakes. This is a breathtaking talk that will help you understand the forces shaping the 21st Century.

  • Postcards from Tomorrow Square

    Fallows shares the human stories, charts China's bumpy transition to democracy, and makes sense of both its economic explosion and its environment impactwhile showing us what its growth means for us. Foreign Policy: an American Perspective Fallows has covered the major foreign policy stories of our timefrom Iraq to North Korea to Iran to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and beyond. In this talk, he delivers an unsparing look at the challenges to American foreign policy: our actions in various regions, how other countries perceive us, and how upheavals overseas will impact us. In particular, he dissects the planning and execution of the War in Iraq, pinpoints where it all went wrong, shows us what lies ahead, and draws valuable lessons for future military actions.

FAQs on booking James Fallows

  • How to book James Fallows?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like James Fallows for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for James Fallows, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for James Fallows or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book James Fallows?

    Booking fees for James Fallows, 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 James Fallows, 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 James Fallows?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Fallows 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 James Fallows 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 James Fallows or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for James Fallows 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.

James Fallows is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book James Fallows for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. James Fallows generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are David Brooks, Corby Kummer, Steve Clemons, David G. Bradley and James Bennet. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling James Fallows for an upcoming event.

James Fallows Speaker Videos

  • James Fallows: What history teaches us about uncovering coverups ...
    As America awaits the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report ( or as much as the public and Congress will be allowed to see), ...
    James & Deborah Fallows: 2018 National Book Festival
    James Fallows and Deborah Fallows discuss "Our Towns: A 100000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America" at the 2018 Library of Congress ...
  • Evening Lecture | James Fallows: What the Country Owes to Its ...
    May 27, 2015 ... James M. Fallows, "What does the Country Owe to Its Military, and Vice Versa," Evening Lecture Series, May 20, 2015. ***** Disclaimer: The ...
    James Fallows' Big Idea - YouTube
    Jun 27, 2013 ... From the opening session of 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival. James Fallows is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and has written for the ...
  • AG Lafley & James Fallows - US Zeitgeist 2010
    James Fallows - US Zeitgeist 2010

James Fallows Speaking Topics

  • Doing Business in China: How to Get it Right in the Easiest Place on Earth to Get it Wrong

    James Fallows delivers a monumental and richly-textured look at everything you need to know about doing business in China. And he means everything. Reporting from China since 2006, Fallows lucidly explains the economic, political, social, environmental and cultural forces that have transformed Chinafrom poverty to world superpowerat breakneck speed. What can American companies learn from China's growth, and why shouldn't we shudder in fear? To what degree are the Chinese and American economies intertwined? Why have most American companies in China remained profitable, even in the economic downturn? In customizable talks, Fallows unpacks the information relevant to your industry and provides a roadmap for sustained growth. Whether you have offices in China, or are thinking about expanding there, Fallows offers a fresh perspective, as well as invaluable advice on how to overcome cultural barriers, how to master negotiating with the Chinese, and how to avoid costly mistakes. This is a breathtaking talk that will help you understand the forces shaping the 21st Century.

  • Postcards from Tomorrow Square

    Fallows shares the human stories, charts China's bumpy transition to democracy, and makes sense of both its economic explosion and its environment impactwhile showing us what its growth means for us. Foreign Policy: an American Perspective Fallows has covered the major foreign policy stories of our timefrom Iraq to North Korea to Iran to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and beyond. In this talk, he delivers an unsparing look at the challenges to American foreign policy: our actions in various regions, how other countries perceive us, and how upheavals overseas will impact us. In particular, he dissects the planning and execution of the War in Iraq, pinpoints where it all went wrong, shows us what lies ahead, and draws valuable lessons for future military actions.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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