Gregg Jones is a Pulitzer Prize-finalist foreign correspondent and investigative journalist and the author of three nonfiction books: 'Last Stand at Khe Sanh' (Da Capo, 2014), which received the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation 's 2015 General Wallace M. Greene Jr. Award for distinguished nonfiction; Honor in the Dust (NAL/Penguin, 2012), an editor's choice of the New York Times Sunday Book Review; and 'Red Revolution' (Westview, 1989), praised by James Fallows in The Atlantic as a work of "prodigious, often brave reporting" and "an engrossing and highly informative book." Jones was based in Southeast Asia for ten years and reported on the fall of the Taliban and the beginning of the U.S. war in Afghanistan in 2001-02. He has covered civil wars, insurgencies, revolutions and other historic news events on five continents. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, Dallas Morning News, Boston Globe and other U.S., British, Australian and Italian newspapers and magazines. He lives in Texas with his wife, Ali, a former journalist who now teaches elementary school special education students.
Awards and Recognition
- 2015 General Wallace M. Greene Jr. Award for Distinguished Nonfiction (Marine Corps Heritage Foundation)