VJ Books Presents Author Paul Harris!Paul Harris
is currently the US Correspondent of the British weekly newspaper The
Observer, the world's oldest Sunday newspaper. He has held the post
Prior to that he reported from Africa for the Daily Telegraph, the
Associated Press, and Reuters. He has covered conflicts and trouble
spots all around the world, including Iraq, Sudan, Burundi, Somalia,
South Africa, Zimbabwe and Pakistan. in 2003 he was embedded with
British forces during the invasion of Iraq.
The Secret Keeper was inspired by his reporting on events in 2000 in Sierra Leone as that country's long civil war came to an end.
Paul now lives in New York and is happy to have swapped the dangers of
the front line for the less obvious perils of writing about American
politics and culture.