PATRICK SMITH has been a correspondent, commentator, editor, and critic for more than thirty years, primarily for the International Herald Tribune and The New Yorker. He has also lectured in Journalism and Media Studies. He has just published his fifth book.
Smith has won two Overseas Press Club Awards as well as other honors and prizes. His reportage, commentary, essays, and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, Business Week, TIME, The Washington Quarterly, World Policy Journal, The Globalist, The Nation, and numerous other publications. He wrote a widely read column on Asian and international affairs for Bloomberg News from 2000 to 2003.
Patrick Smith’s second book, Japan: A Reinterpretation, won an Overseas Press Club Award and the Kiriyama Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; it remains in print. Somebody Else’s Century: East and West in a Post–Western World, was published by Pantheon IN 2010. Yale University Press has just published Time no Longer: Americans After the American Century.