James Traub has been a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine--where he writes about international affairs, U.S. foreign policy, and national political issues--since 1998. He has written three books, including City on a Hill and The Devil's Playground. He lives in New York City.
This book follows the career of Kofi Annan from his days as a foreign student in America to his term as UN secretary general. Read morePublished on September 12, 2009 by Newton Ooi
The author has had a unique opportunity to personally follow what Kofi Annan did as a leader of the UN as its leader and acting interacting directly with heads of states of many... Read morePublished on August 28, 2009 by laurens van den muyzenberg
With insight, wit and stores of knowledge about the UN and world affairs, James Traub paints a sympathetic but brutally honest portrait of Kofi Annan as Secy=General. Five star.Published on November 25, 2007 by Check this out
This is an excellent book, which reviews Annan's work from the inside of the UN secretariat. Traub was given generous access to internal debates and Annan's close associates, and... Read morePublished on January 20, 2007 by Beigbeder Yves