User Profile for Rick Perlstein (rperlstein)
Bio: Rick Perlstein is the author of "Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America," which was published in May of 2008. His first book, "Before The Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus," won the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Award for history. A former senior fellow at the Campaign for America's Future, for whom he wrote the blog The Big Con, his writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Nation, The New Republic, the London Review of Books, Newsday, the Village Voice, and The New Yorker. He lives in Chicago and is currently working on his third book.
Joined: Jun 05 '07
Last login: May 19 '09