"Craig is a genuine historian. I have great admiration for the work he's done on Reagan. Prior to Craig, I never thought about finding somebody [to write the biography]. He could do the job."
- Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich
"At a time when our history books and biographies are being revised at warp speed by practitioners of identity politics and a generation of academics fearful of being accused of being politically incorrect and losing their jobs, Craig Shirley stands out as an honest and highly talented biographer who is also a man of conviction... In this deeply researched biography, written in strong clear prose with wit and understanding,while never glossing over missteps and mistakes, Craig Shirley has given us that honest accounting."
- John R. Coyne Jr., former White House speechwriter, author of "Strictly Right: William F. Buckley Jr. and the American Conservative Movement."
"Reading this book, people will feel deja vu. Americans should yearn for the return of Newt Gingrich, because he was someone who got things done and found solutions,someone who put America first."
-Elise Cooper, American Thinker
"Those who wish to understand the development of the conservative movement since 1980, and who wish to learn conservative politics from one of its most accomplished thinkers and astute practitioners should buy Citizen Newt and study it, as it will undoubtedly become viewed as not just a compelling political biography, but one of the foundational texts of modern conservative political organization."
- Richard Viguerie, Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com
About the Author
Craig Shirley is the author of four critically praised bestsellers about Ronald Reagan, Reagan’s Revolution, Rendezvous with Destiny, Last Act, and Reagan Rising. His book December 1941 appeared multiple times on the New York Times bestseller list. Shirley is chairman of Shirley & Banister Public Affairs and is a widely sought-after speaker and commentator. The Visiting Reagan Scholar at Eureka College, Shirley is on the Board of Governors of the Reagan Ranch and lectures frequently at the Reagan Library, and he has written extensively for the Washington Post, the Washington Examiner, the Washington Times, the Los Angeles Times, Townhall, Newsmax, Breitbart, National Review, LifeZette, CNS, and many other publications. Considered one of the foremost public intellectuals on the history of conservatism in America, Shirley is writing a book on George Washington’s family.