“If you were impressed with Laura Hillenbrand’s efforts to breathe life into Seabiscuit
—or wax romantic about Willa Cather’s classic My Antonia
—this is a book for you.”—Grand Rapids Press
About the Author
has been the executive editor of The New Yorker
since January 1996. A former Nieman Fellow at Harvard, Wickenden was national affairs editor at Newsweek
from 1993-1995 and before that was the longtime executive editor at The New Republic.
She lives with her husband and her two daughters in Westchester, New York.