Jonathan Alter is an author and commentator, who was at Newsweek for close to three decades. He has written several New York Times best-sellers about American presidents.
Pulitzer Prize journalists Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker discuss their book “A Very Stable Genius.”
Carol Leonnig is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who has worked at The Washington Post since 2000. She won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for her work on security failures and misconduct inside the Secret Service. She was part of a Post team that was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for revealing the U.S. government’s secret, broad surveillance of Americans through the disclosures of Edward Snowden. She is a three-time winner of the George Polk Award for investigative reporting. She reports on Donald Trump’s presidency and investigates Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Leonnig is also an on-air contributor to NBC News and MSNBC.
Philip Rucker is the White House Bureau Chief for The Washington Post. He previously has covered Congress, the Obama White House and the 2012 and 2016 presidential campaigns. Rucker also is a Political Analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He joined The Post in 2005 as a local news reporter.
Leonnig and Rucker authored “A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America” which debuted at number one on The New York Times best-seller list. The book tracks the first three years of the Trump presidency relying on intimate, revelatory interviews with first-hand witnesses and including never-before-reported details.
Margaret Atwood is an award-winning author of more than 40 volumes of poetry, children’s literature, fiction and nonfiction. She’s best known for her novels, including “The Edible Woman,” “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Blind Assassin,” which won the Booker Prize in 2000. Her novel “The Heart Goes Last” was published in 2015.
Martin Amis is a celebrated and prolific author whose credits include “London Fields,” “The Rachel Papers,” “Time’s Arrow” and “The Information.” His fourteenth novel, “The Zone of Interest,” is a satire set at Auschwitz. It attracted attention and controversy, especially in Europe.
Jonathan Alter is an author and commentator, who was at Newsweek for close to three decades. He has written several New York Times best-sellers about American presidents. Alter published his book, “The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies,” in 2013.