Fergus M. Bordewich (born November 1, 1947) is an American writer, historian, and editor living in San Francisco. He is the author of eight nonfiction books, including a memoir, and an illustrated children’s book.
- Cathay: A Journey in Search of Old China, Prentice Hall Press, 1991.
- Killing the White Man’s Indian: Reinventing Native Americans at the End of the Twentieth Century, Doubleday, 1996,
- My Mother’s Ghost, Doubleday, 2001
- Bound for Canaan: The Epic Story of the Underground Railroad. HarperCollins. March 17, 2009.
- Washington. HarperCollins. March 17, 2009.
- America’s Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union. Simon and Schuster. April 16, 2013.
- The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government. Simon & Schuster. February 9, 2016.
- Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought The Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, And Remade America. Penguin Random House. February 18, 2020.
- Peach Blossom Spring, Illustrator Ming-Yi Yang, Green Tiger Press, 1994,