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.