George Anders (born 1957) is an American business journalist and the author of five books, including the New York Times bestseller, Perfect Enough. He has worked as an editor or staff writer at The Wall Street Journal, LinkedIn, Fast Company magazine and Bloomberg View. He currently resides in Northern California.
Anders has been writing for national publications since the 1980s. He started his writing career working for The Wall Street Journal and eventually became a top feature writer, where he specialized in in-depth profiles. After his stint with The Wall Street Journal, he served as West Coast bureau chief for Fast Company. Anders later became a founding member of the Bloomberg View board of editors and began working for Forbes as a contributing writer in 2012. In October 2017, he joined LinkedIn's editorial team, where he is a senior editor at large.
Awards and honorsEdit
He shared in a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1997, while at The Wall Street Journal. On May 19, 2018, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Washington & Jefferson College, where he delivered the 2018 commencement address.
- Anders, George (May 1992), Merchants of Debt: KKR and the Mortgaging of U.S. Business, Basic Books, ISBN 978-0-465-04522-8
- — (November 1996), Health Against Wealth: HMOs and the Breakdown of Medical Trust, Houghton-Mifflin, ISBN 978-0-395-82283-8
- — (January 2003), Perfect Enough: Carly Fiorina and the Reinvention of Hewlett-Packard, Portfolio, ISBN 978-1-59184-003-9
- — (October 2011), The Rare Find: Spotting Extraordinary Talent Before Anyone Else, Portfolio, ISBN 978-1-59184-425-9
- — (2017). You can do anything : the surprising power of a "useless" liberal arts education. Little, Brown.
Critical studies and reviews of Anders' workEdit
- Reitter, Paul (February 22, 2018). "The business of learning". The New York Review of Books. 65 (3): 30, 32–33. Review of You can do anything.
- "Stanford Breakfast Briefings". Retrieved 28 December 2011.
- "BEST SELLERS: February 16, 2003". The New York Times. 16 February 2003. Retrieved 28 December 2011.
- "More about George Anders, author of The Rare Find". George Anders Books. Retrieved 8 May 2013.
- "Midwest ACE: Connecting College to Career". Retrieved 26 May 2018.
- "UCLA Gerald Loeb Awards, past finalists". Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2011.
- https://www.nytimes.com/1988/08/28/style/elizabeth-anne-corcoran-marries-george-c-anders.html | accessdate = May 26, 2018.
- "The Pulitzer Prizes, 1997". Lack of Assurance. Dow Jones & Co. Retrieved 28 December 2011.
- "Pulitzer Prize-winning author George Anders addresses Washington & Jefferson College's Class of 2017". Retrieved 26 May 2018.
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