Mark Baker is one of Australias most experienced journalists. He is a former Senior Editor of The Age, Editor of The Canberra Times and Managing Editor (National) of Fairfax Media. During 13 years as a foreign correspondent for Fairfax, News Corp and The Financial Times he had postings in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore and Papua New Guinea. He covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and was wounded while covering the civil war in Bougainville in the early 1990s. He has also served as Political Editor and Canberra Bureau Chief of The Age. Mark Baker is now publisher of the independent online magazine Inside Story. His most recent book was Philip Schuler: The Remarkable Life of One of Australias Greatest War Correspondents.
'Baker has written an overdue tribute to an overlooked writer. It tells a story that is powerful and true.' --The Australian Regarding the author's previous book, Phillip Schuler: 'This well-researched biography of Phillip Schuler is a most impressive achievement.' --Sydney Morning Herald