Philip Gourevitch

Philip Gourevitch is an American author and journalist, best known for his book 'We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families,' which details the Rwandan genocide. He has written extensively on international affairs, politics, and human rights. Gourevitch has also served as the editor of The Paris Review and has contributed to numerous publications, including The New Yorker.


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  1. 1. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda

    This book is a chilling account of the Rwandan genocide that took place in 1994, where an estimated 800,000 to 1 million Tutsis and moderate Hutus were systematically murdered within a span of 100 days. The author provides a detailed narrative based on interviews with survivors and perpetrators, shedding light on the horrifying events, the international community's failure to intervene, and the aftermath of the genocide. The book serves as a powerful critique of political indifference and a poignant exploration of the depths of human brutality.

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