MARK LEIBOVICH is the New York Times Magazine's Chief National Correspondent. For profile writing, he received the National Magazine Award. Leibovich is the author of three books about the political culture of 21st-century Washington, D.C., including the #1 New York Times best-seller This Town. Before to joining the Times magazine in 2012, Leibovich worked in the New York Times' Washington Bureau, where she covered national politics. He formerly worked for the Washington Post and the San Jose Mercury News, among other publications. In Washington, D.C., he lives with his family.