Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, History
Born: 1957 in Chicago
Jonathan Alter on the Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/contributors/jonathan-alter.html
Jonathan Alter on Newsweek: http://www.newsweek.com/authors/jonathan-alter
Alter was born and raised in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Jonathan Alter is journalist and author who was a columnist and senior editor for Newsweek magazine from 1983 until 2011. He was a lead columnist for Bloomberg View, a new commentary website. Currently, he is a columnist for the Daily Beast, a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC and at work on a biography of Jimmy Carter and an HBO documentary on The great newspapermen Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill.
Today, Alter lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife Emily Lazar, a former executive producer of the Comedy Central show The Colbert Report.
- The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope , Simon & Schuster, 2007
- Between the Lines; A View Inside American Politics, People, and Culture , State Street Press, 2008
- The Promise: President Obama, Year One , Simon & Schuster, 2011
- The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, Simon & Schuster, 2013, reprinted 2014
Titles at Your Library
The Promise: President Obama, Year One
Release Date: 2010-05-18
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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