Rick Perlstein

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General Information

Name: Rick Perlstein

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, History

Born: 1969 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Website: rickperlstein.org/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/rick.perlstein

Email: nixonland@hotmail.com

Illinois Connection

Pearlstein graduated from the University of Chicago. He moved back to Chicago in 2002.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rick Perlstein is an author, editor, political historian and Rolling Stone magazine columnist. He is also a former writer for the Village Voice and the New Republic. He has written two books about US politics and is currently working on a third and final volume in his trilogy, covering the years 1973 to 1980.

Perlstein's articles have appeared in many publications including Newsweek, Slate, Newsday The Nation, The New York Times, The New York Observer, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Arizona Republic, the London Review of Books, Newsday, Columbia Journalism Review and The New Yorker.

In 1992, Perlstein received a B.A. in history from the University of Chicago. He also spent two years in the PhD program in American culture at the University of Michigan.

Published Works

  • Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus, Nation Books, 2001
  • The Stock Ticker and the Superjumbo: How the Democrats Can Once Again Become America's Dominant Political Party, Prickly Paradigm Press, 2005
  • Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America, Scribner, 2008
  • The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, Simon and Schuster, 2014

Titles at Your Library

The Stock Ticker and the Superjumbo: How the Democrats Can Once Again Become America's Dominant Political Party

ISBN: 0976147505
Release Date: 2005-06-24

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Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America

ISBN: 074324303X
Release Date: 2009-04-14

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Literary Awards

Nixonland - named one of the three best books of the year by the editors at Amazon.com and a New York Times notable book for 2008.

Before The Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus - won the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Award for history. It also appeared on the best books lists that year of the New York Times, Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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LITERARY AGENT

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External Links

Rick Perlstein on WorldCat

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