Rick Perlstein is the bestselling author of The Invisible Bridge: Nixon's Fall and Reagan's Rising, as well as Nixonland: A President's Rise and America's Fracturing. The New York Times, New York Observer, New Republic, Washington Post, London Review of Books, Columbia Journalism Review, the Nation, and the New Yorker have published his reviews, reporting, and articles. He was awarded an independent scholar grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is based in Chicago. Rick Perlstein's website is www.rickperlstein.org.