On sale this April: David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker and one of America’s premier nonfiction authors, takes on the rise of Barack Obama in THE BRIDGE.
From the press release:
NEW YORK, 22-Feb-10 — New Yorker editor and best-selling author David Remnick has written a biography of Barack Obama that will be published by Alfred A. Knopf on April 6th, it was announced today by Sonny Mehta, Chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. THE BRIDGE: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama is a sweeping and deeply reported look at both the life of the 44th President and the complex saga of race in America that led to his historic election.
Remnick won the Pulitzer Prize for his book LENIN’S TOMB, about the collapse of the Soviet Union, and he is also the author of KING OF THE WORLD, a best-selling work on the evolution of Cassius Clay into Muhammad Ali in the midst of the civil-rights movement.