is an American novelist and an equally well known journalist. He is reputed for his successful novels, such as Triage and then the famous Moonlight Hotel. Scott Anderson is a name that one would often find in the New York Times Magazine, GQ, Esquire, Men's Journalist, Vanity Fair and other publications. Anderson owes ties to the regions of East Asia, more specifically Taiwan and Korea. Anderson’s father had functioned as an agricultural advisor for the American government. The year 1994 proved to be important for Anderson as it marked a start to his literary career with the publication of his article in Harper's Magazine on the Northern Island events. In fact, his works in Bosnia has highly influenced the 2003 movie, The Hunting Party.
Furthermore, a popular drama film, Triage is entirely based on his novel with the same title. His latest book, Lawrence in Arabia, is a brilliant creation narrating the experiences of the protagonist in Arabia, with sufficient exploration of the complexity of the Middle East. Jon Lee Anderson, Scott's brother, an author and journalist has co-authored for two books. The year 2009 is an important year. The centre of an important event was his article on Putin based on his role in the Russian apartment bombings. Condé Nast, the owner of the journal resorted to extreme measures to prevent one of his articles from appearing in the Russian media.
According to reports, Anderson was asked not to associate with any Russian publication, though he had refused the request. Scott Anderson has to his credit the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award shortlist for Lawrence in Arabia, Deceit, Imperial Folly and Making of the East. His genius echoes in his prophetic words that pain is always preferable to numbness.