"Jaw-dropping . . . It reads like a thriller."
-Nicholas D. Kristof, The New York Times
could well turn out to be the most revealing account of Cheney's activities as vice president that ever gets written"
-James Mann, The Washington Post
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About the Author
Barton Gellman is a special projects reporter at The Washington Post
, following tours that covered diplomacy, the Middle East, the Pentagon, and the D.C. superior court. His Cheney series, with partner Jo Becker, won a 2008 Pulitzer Prize, a George Polk Award, and the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. Gellman also shared a Pulitzer for national reporting in 2002, and his work has been honored by the Overseas Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Gellman graduated with highest honors from Princeton University and earned a master’s degree in politics at University College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the author of Contending with Kennan: Toward a Philosophy of American Power
. Gellman lives in New York City.