Timothy Egan is an acclaimed writer and veteran chronicler of the American West, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, a popular New York Times columnist and a National Book Award-winning author. His most recent book, a biography of the famous photographer of Native Americans,
Egan also wrote Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year which won the Mountains and Plains Book Seller's Association Award; Breaking Blue, a true crime account of the nation's longest running murder investigation; and a novel, The Winemaker's Daughter, a story of wine, love, fire and betrayal. He has been a regular contributor to BBC Radio with his series of vignettes on American life. His weekly online column for The New York Times is consistently among the most read pieces on the NYT site.