Bryan Burrough (born August 13, 1961, in Tennessee) is an American author and correspondent for Vanity Fair. He has written six books. Burrough was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal in Dallas, Texas, between 1983 and 1992.
He has written for Vanity Fair since 1992. While reporting for The Wall Street Journal, he won the Gerard Loeb Award for excellence in financial journalism three times. Burrough has written several book reviews and op-ed articles for publications such as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post. He has also made appearances on Today, Good Morning America, and many documentaries.
Books in order of publication:
Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco (1990, with John Helyar)
Vendetta: American Express and the Smearing of Edmond Safra (1992)
Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir (1998)
Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933–34 (2004)
The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes (2009)
Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence (2015)
Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth – 2021