Jane Kramer (born August 7, 1938) is an American journalist who is the European correspondent for ; she has written a regular "Letter from Europe" for twenty years. Kramer has also written nine books, the latest of which, The New Yorker Lone Patriot (2003), is about a militia in the American West. Her other books include The Last Cowboy, Europeans and The Politics of Memory.
Last Cowboy and Lone Patriot she explored downward mobility in America. [1 ] Biography [edit ]
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. [2 ] [a ]
Her other awards include an
Emmy Award for documentary filmmaking, National Magazine Award, Front Page Award, and the Prix européen de l'essai Charles Veillon ( ). fr
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. Bibliography [edit ] Books [edit ] Lone Patriot: The Short Career of an American Militiaman, Random House, 2002 The Politics of Memory: Looking for Germany in the New Germany, Random House, 1996 Unter Deutschen, Edition Tiamat (Berlin), 1996 Whose Art Is It, Duke University Press, 1994 Sonderbare Europäer, Die Andere Bibliothek/Eichborn (Frankfurt), 1993 Eine Amerikanerin in Berlin, Edition Tiamat (Berlin), 1993 Europeans, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988 Unsettling Europe, Random House, 1980 The Last Cowboy, Harper & Row, 1977 Honor to the Bride Like the Pigeon That Guards Its Grain Under the Clove Tree, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1970 Allen Ginsberg in America, Random House, 1969 O ff Washington Square: A Reporter Looks at Greenwich Village, N.Y., Duell, Sloan & Pierce, 1963 Notes [edit ] References [edit ] External links [edit ]