Edwin Black

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General Information

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Name: Edwin Black

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


Website: www.edwinblack.com/

Email: inquiry@edwinblack.com


Illinois Connection

Born in Chicago, Edwin was raised in Jewish neighborhoods in the area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Edwin Black is a syndicated columnist, and journalist specializing in the historical interplay between economics and politics in the Middle East, petroleum policy, the abuses practiced by corporations, and the financial underpinnings of Nazi Germany, among other topics. Black's eight works of non-fiction have been translated into an array of non-English languages, including French, Polish, Hungarian, Dutch, German, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, and Hebrew.[1]


Black began working as a professional journalist while still in high school, later attending university where he further developed the craft. In the late 1970s he was a founder of the investigative magazine, The Chicago Monthly. He also was a frequent freelance contributor to the four major Chicago newspapers of the day, the Tribune, the Daily News, the Sun-Times, and Chicago Today, as well as such weeklies as Chicago Reader and Chicago Magazine

Published Works

  • IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation, Crown, 2001
  • Format C, Brookline Books/Lumen Editions, 1999
  • The Transfer Agreement--25th Anniversary Edition: The Dramatic Story of the Pact Between the Third Reich and Jewish Palestine, Brookline Books/Lumen Editions, 1999
  • IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation , Crown, 2001
  • War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create a Master Race(Originally printed in 2003), Dialog Press, 2008
  • Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraq's 7,000-year History of War, Profit, and Conflict (Originally printed in 2004), Dialog Press, 2008
  • Internal Combustion: How Corporations and Governments Addicted the World to Oil and Derailed the Alternatives, St Martin's Griffin, 2009
  • The Plan: How to Rescue Society the Day the Oil Stops--or the Day Before , Dialog Press, 2008
  • Nazi Nexus: America's Corporate Connections to Hitler's Holocaust , Dialog Press, 2009
  • British Petroleum and the Redline Agreement: The West's Secret Pact to Get Mideast Oil , Dialog Press, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation

ISBN: 0609607995
Release Date: 2001-02-12

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Format C:

ISBN: 1571290788
Release Date: 1999-05-14

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The Transfer Agreement: The Dramatic Story of the Secret Pact Between the Third Reich and Jewish Palestine

ISBN: 157129077X
Release Date: 1999-10-05

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IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation

ISBN: 0609607995
Release Date: 2001-02-12

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War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create a Master Race

ISBN: 0914153056
Release Date: 2008-09-25

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Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraq's 7,000-year History of War, Profit, and Conflict

ISBN: 0914153129
Release Date: 2008-01-25

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Internal Combustion: How Corporations and Governments Addicted the World to Oil and Derailed the Alternatives

ISBN: 031235908X
Release Date: 2007-12-10

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The Plan: How to Rescue Society the Day the Oil Stops--or the Day Before

ISBN: 0914153072
Release Date: 2008-09-22

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Literary Awards

  • Carl Sandburg Award, The Transfer Agreement
  • American Society of Journalists and Authors, Best Nonfiction Investigative Book , IBM and the Holocaust
  • World Affairs Council-Great Lakes, War Against the Weak


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Edwin Black on WorldCat

Edwin Black on Amazon

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