air date: Oct 8, 2015
Thomas Mallon is a novelist and critic who has written 9 novels and 7 works of non-fiction. His 2012 novel Watergate was a finalist for the PEN / Faulkner Award. He frequently contributes to The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, and The Atlantic. His novel Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years was published in 2015.