About the Author

Contributing editor, New York Magazine. Author of The Teeth May Smile but the Heart Does Not Forget: Murder and Memory in Uganda.

The Young Trump

Read Past Fellow Andrew Rice’s excellent article in New York Magazine on Jared Kushner’s rise to unimaginable power.

Most Likely to Destroy a Governor

Andrew Rice’s New York magazine article focuses on David Wildstein, former classmate of Chris Christie, and his involvement in the Bridgegate scandal. http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/09/david-wildstein-chris-christie-bridgegate-trial.html

The Fall Of Intrade And The Business Of Betting On Real Life

Buzzfeed News – In a new longform piece, past Fellow Andrew Rice examines the rise and fall of Intrade, a website dedicated to predicting (and betting on) real-life events, including politics, before it was shut down by the government. As Rice explains, the website was continually troubled, stymied by government regulations on gambling and struggling

How Are You Enjoying the de Blasio Revolution?

New York Magazine – Past Fellow Andrew Rice’s latest article examines the accomplishments of and opinions on New York’s mayor two years into his term. The piece, which is New York Magazine’s cover story this week, addresses de Blasio’s dismally low approval rating, despite the fact that the city is doing well quantifiably

The Reckless Plot to Overthrow Africa’s Most Absurd Dictator

The Guardian – Andrew Rice is the author of a fascinating new long-form piece on an attempted coup in the Gambia. Rice shares the story of a handful of Gambian immigrants to the United States who plotted to overthrow President Yahya Jammeh. The piece gets at the vital question: what motivated them to return to the Gambia to take on a powerful

“Revealed: The Inside Story of the Last WTC Tower’s Design”

Wired Magazine — Andrew Rice’s latest piece shares the story of the design for Two World Trade Center, which will be the fourth and final World Trade Center skyscraper.  Scheduled for completion in 2020, the building has been designed by star architect Bjarke Ingels and will be the headquarters of 21st Century Fox and News Corp.  Rice

Andrew Rice Named Mirror Awards Finalist

“The Pierre Omidyar Insurgency,” a piece by Past Fellow Andrew Rice, published by the New Yorker has been named a finalist in the 2015 Mirror Awards.  The piece is nominated for Best Profile and offers a fascinating look at the rather mysterious founder of eBay and his fight for government transparency. The winner will be announced at the

Andrew Rice Newsletters

The Prodigal The Big Man, His Wife and Her Husband “On the Air” “Found Tribe” 33 Rules of the Road: An American’s Guide to Driving in Uganda Amin’s Shadow The Cotter Pin UYO 010 The Great Rift The Miracle Man The Best of Enemies The General Thin Ghost Town Sewing Dissension Shells Taking Account of Recent Misadventures