Citizens of the Green Room: Profiles in Courage and Self-Delusion

Citizens of the Green Room: Profiles in Courage and Self-Delusion


writer of the groundbreaking number 1 New York Times bestseller This city, Mark Leibovich returns with a masterly number of pictures of Washington’s elite, and wannabe elites. Hailed via The Washington put up as a “master of the political profile,” Leibovich has spent his profession writing memorable, buzz-worthy, and infrequently jaw-dropping good points approximately politicians and different notables. at present leader nationwide correspondent for The ny occasions Magazine, Leibovich punctures the inflated personas of the robust, and in Citizens of the golf green Room, he finds the lives, tales, and peculiarities at the back of the general public masks.

A remarkable reporter with a expertise for subversive, enticing storytelling, Leibovich keeps a fresh conviviality with lots of his matters whilst he renders incisive and unflinching exams. His positive aspects have pushed the nationwide dialog whereas exposing the fallibilities of the kingmakers and media stars: think of his 2007 profile of Hillary Clinton, which unearthed a treasure trove of outdated letters that the then senator had written as a weak younger university scholar; or his much-talked-about 2010 portrait of Glenn Beck, which laid naked the tortured soul and precarious status of the as soon as invincible host and his uneasy dating together with his soon-to-be ex-employer FOX information. within the political enviornment, Leibovich’s pix  of John Kerry, Paul Ryan, Chris Christie, and John McCain are already classics; they normally remind us that fab journalism and fashionable writing usually are not simply necessary to the Republic yet essential to keep the citizenry’s sanity and humor within the face of made-for-TV executive.

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