Edward Luce was born in Sussex in 1968 and has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) from the University of Oxford and a post-graduate diploma in Newspaper Journalism from City, University of London. He is the Washington columnist and commentator for the Financial Times. He writes a weekly column as well as leaders and editorials on American politics and the economy. Luce has worked at the Financial Times since 1995, holding posts such as Philippines Correspondent, Capital Markets Editor, South Asia Bureau Chief and Washington Bureau Chief. His books have included Time to Start Thinking: America and the Spectre of Decline (Little, Brown, 2013) and In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India (Little, Brown, 2010). His latest book, The Retreat of Western Liberalism, was published by Little, Brown (UK) and Grove Atlantic (US) in 2017. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Books in order of publication:
In Spite of the Gods: The Rise of Modern India (2006).
Time to Start Thinking: America and the Spectre of Decline (2012).
The Retreat of Western Liberalism (2017).