Jon Lee Anderson has been a foreign correspondent for over twenty years. His work has appeared in Time, Harper's, The New York Times, and other periodicals. For The New Yorker, he has written profiles of General Pinochet, Gabriel García Márquez, and Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez, as well as reporting from Angola, Cuba, Panama, Liberia, Iraq, and the Basque country in northern Spain. He is the author of Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life and Guerrillas: Stories from the Insurgent World. He received a Citation for Excellence from the Overseas Press Club of America for the pieces collected in The Lion's Grave.