Evan Thomas is the author of ten books, including the New York Times best-sellers "John Paul Jones," "Sea of Thunder," and "Being Nixon." Thomas was a writer, correspondent, and editor for 33 years at Time and Newsweek, including ten years as Washington bureau chief at Newsweek, where, at the time of his retirement in 2010, he was editor at large.
He wrote more than one hundred cover stories and in 1999 won a National Magazine Award. He wrote Newsweek’s election specials in 1996, 2000, 2004 (winner for Newsweek of the National Magazine Award), and 2008. He appears on many TV and radio talk shows, including Meet the Press and Morning Joe. Thomas has taught writing and journalism at Harvard and Princeton, where, from 2007 to 2014, he was Ferris Professor of Journalism.
His new book is "First: Sandra Day O'Connor."