Anderson Cooper is one of the preeminent television reporters of our time. As the host of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, he covers stories ranging from famine in Africa to the elections in Iraq. He is also a special correspondent for the TV newsmagazine 60 Minutes, and The Oprah Winfrey Show, where he has reported on the lives of America's poor and Hurricane Katrina.
Anderson made his mark by telling the raw, emotional stories of people facing a life of adversity. Now he's ready to reveal the deeply personal stories of his own upbringing in the candid memoir Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival.