Uki Goñi is an author and journalist best known for his ground-breaking book The Real Odessa on the role of the Vatican, Swiss authorities and the government of Argentina in organizing 'ratlines', escape routes for Nazi criminals and collaborators, after World War II.
Goñi has participated in countless documentaries by the BBC, Discovery Channel, History Channel, PBS and other media in the US and Europe regarding the discoveries in his book.
As a journalist he writes for The Guardian, The New York Review of Books and The New York Times, among other publications. He is also well known for his reporting on the crimes of Argentina's 1976–83 military dictatorship while he worked at the Buenos Aires Herald newspaper during those years.
Goñi was born in Washington DC, growing up in the US, Argentina, Mexico and Ireland. He lives in Buenos Aires.