Anjan Sundaram is an award-winning journalist who has reported from Africa for the New York Times and the Associated Press. He is the author of Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo.
His writing on Africa has also appeared in Granta, Observer, Foreign Policy, Politico, Fortune and The Washington Post. He received a Reuters journalism award in 2006 for his reporting on Pygmy tribes in Congo's rain forest. Anjan graduated from Yale.
Stringer was chosen as a Royal African Society Book of the Year, and featured by Jon Stewart, Fareed Zakaria and Ted Koppel. Reviews are here.
In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries.