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Adam Hochschild

Author Bios

Adam Hochschild

Adam Hochschild's most recent books are King Leopold's Ghost
(Houghton Mifflin) and Finding the Trapdoor (Syracuse).


News and Features

Memorials across the world pay tribute to “fallen soldiers,” but virtually none exist for those who fought for peace. 

The first day of the Battle of Somme was one of the deadliest in history.

Going beyond the tale of a boy and his horse.

What if, from the beginning, everyone killed in the Iraq and Afghan wars had been buried in a single large cemetery easily accessible to the American public? Would it bring the fighting to a halt more quickly if we could see hundreds of thousands of tombstones, military and civilian, spreading hill after hill, field after field, across our landscape?

News from the Ituri region of the misnamed Democratic Republic of Congo
in recent weeks has been so grim as to make one want to turn the page or
flip the TV channel in despair: tens of thousand