Individual Author Record
Name: Jonathan AlterPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction Born: 1957 in Chicago Sites:
Illinois ConnectionAlter was born and raised in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationJonathan Alter is journalist and author who was a columnist and senior editor for Newsweek magazine from 1983 until 2011. He was a lead columnist for Bloomberg View, a new commentary website. Currently, he is a columnist for the Daily Beast, a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC and at work on a biography of Jimmy Carter and an HBO documentary on The great newspapermen Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill. Today, Alter lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife Emily Lazar, a former executive producer of the Comedy Central show ''The Colbert Report''.
*''The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope '', Simon & Schuster, 2007*''Between the Lines; A View Inside American Politics, People, and Culture '', State Street Press, 2008*''The Promise: President Obama, Year One '', Simon & Schuster, 2011*''The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies,'' Simon & Schuster, 2013, reprinted 2014