Barbara Demick

Writer

Barbara Demick, currently on book leave from the Los Angeles Times, most recently served as the bureau chief in Beijing. She was formerly bureau chief in Seoul. She joined The Times in 2001. She is the author of two books: the bestselling “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea” and “Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood.” Demick has won Britain’s Samuel Johnson Award for best nonfiction, the George Polk Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award, as well as awards from the Asia Society and the Overseas Press Club and most recently, in 2012, Stanford University’s Shorenstein Award for best Asia reporting. She has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

 

Recent Articles

  • Japan's Shinzo Abe expresses 'great confidence' in Trump as a leader after meeting

    Japan's Shinzo Abe expresses 'great confidence' in Trump as a leader after meeting

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday became the first foreign head of state to meet face to face with Donald Trump since the election. Afterward, Abe described the meeting as "really cordial" and said he believed he would be able to establish a relationship of trust. Abe said he conveyed...

  • Trump meets with New York Mayor Bill De Blasio

    Trump meets with New York Mayor Bill De Blasio

    Nancy Pelosi swats backs challenger to be reelected House minority leader Nov. 30, 2016, 4:58 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening: Nancy Pelosi beats back challenger to retain House leadership post Trump...

  • These New York apartment buildings are dropping 'Trump' from their name

    These New York apartment buildings are dropping 'Trump' from their name

    Nancy Pelosi swats backs challenger to be reelected House minority leader Nov. 30, 2016, 4:58 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening: Nancy Pelosi beats back challenger to retain House leadership post Trump...

  • These New York apartment buildings are dropping 'Trump' from their name

    These New York apartment buildings are dropping 'Trump' from their name

    New Yorkers living in three large apartment buildings overlooking the Hudson River are getting their wish to “dump Trump” — at least from the name of the property. The buildings, which are part of a complex called Trump Place, are removing the president-elect’s name because of a petition by almost...

  • New Yorkers post anti-Trump messages

    Nancy Pelosi swats backs challenger to be reelected House minority leader Nov. 30, 2016, 4:58 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening: Nancy Pelosi beats back challenger to retain House leadership post Trump...

  • Trump Tower drawing job seekers, celebrities, media — and thousands of protesters

    Trump Tower drawing job seekers, celebrities, media — and thousands of protesters

    Instead of the White House, now we have the black tower. The 58-story Trump Tower on New York’s Fifth Avenue has become the new power center of the United States, at least until Jan. 20 when Donald Trump swears to defend the Constitution. The president-elect lives in a penthouse crowning his eponymous...

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