He has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
His "Finding the Trapdoor: Essays, Portraits, Travels," collects some of the articles he has done in several decades of writing for various newspapers and magazines.
It was followed by THE MIRROR AT MIDNIGHT: A SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNEY (1990) and THE UNQUIET GHOST: RUSSIANS REMEMBER STALIN (1994).
FINDING THE TRAPDOOR: ESSAYS, PORTRAITS, TRAVELS won the 1998 PEN/Spielvogel-Diamonstein Award for the Art of the Essay.
Poor man had ruined his family life due to his habit of taking liquor. My parents had a pretty rocky marriage while I was growing up, eventually ending in a divorce when I was a sophomore in high school. I am very content with my life as it is now because I know that for the first time in my life I have a stable home.
The organisers made arrangements for the safe delivery of the car at my native village.
Hochschild's books have been translated into five languages and have won prizes from the Overseas Press Club of America, the World Affairs Council, the Eugene V.
Debs Foundation, and the Society of American Travel Writers.
Three of his books - including KING LEOPOLD'S GHOST - have been named Notable Books of the Year by THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW and LIBRARY JOURNAL.
KING LEOPOLD'S GHOST was also awarded the 1998 California Book Awards gold medal for nonfiction.