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Jane Kramer

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Name  Jane Kramer
Role  Journalist
Education  Columbia University

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Awards  National Book Award for General Nonfiction (Paperback)
Books  Whose art is it?, Allen Ginsberg in America, The Last Cowboy, The Politics of Memory: Looking f, Lone patriot

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Jane Kramer (born August 7, 1938) is an American journalist who is the European correspondent for The New Yorker; she has written a regular "Letter from Europe" for twenty years. Kramer has also written nine books, the latest of which, Lone Patriot (2003), is about a militia in the American West. Her other books include The Last Cowboy, Europeans and The Politics of Memory.


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In Last Cowboy and Lone Patriot she explored downward mobility in America.

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Kramer was born in Providence, Rhode Island. She has a B.A. in English from Vassar College and an M.A. in English from Columbia University.

For the first paperback edition of The Last Cowboy, Kramer received a 1981 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Her other awards include an Emmy Award for documentary filmmaking, National Magazine Award, Front Page Award, and the fr:Prix européen de l'essai Charles Veillon.

Kramer is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a founding director of the Committee to Protect Journalists. She has taught at Princeton University, Sarah Lawrence, CUNY, and the University of California, Berkeley.

Since 2006, Kramer has been a Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur. In 2016, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.


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