Anne Nelson is an author and playwright, and teaches at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants, including a 2005 Guggenheim Fellowship and the 1989 Livingston Award for international reporting. Her books and articles have been published widely, and her play "The Guys" has been staged throughout the world. As a war correspondent in El Salvador and Guatemala from 1980 to 1983, Nelson published reports and photography in the "New York Times, Los Angeles Times," and many other publications. She is a graduate of Yale University and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
"The Red Orchestra was the great classic spy network of the 1930s and World War II. Anne Nelson's""Red Orchestra, superbly researched and sharply written, is about the real, very brave people who made up this network--who they were, what they did, and the price they paid for their resistance to tyranny in Europe's darkest hour."--Alan Furst, author of""The Spies of Warsaw