John A. Farrell


This book is a defining portrait of a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us in a darker age. Prize-winning biographer, John A. Farrell, presents a meticulously researched and brilliantly crafted biography with its gripping and unsparing portrayal of our darkest president. Richard Nixon: The Life was a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Biography.


John A. Farrell is the author of Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, and Tip O’Neill and the Democratic Century. A longtime journalist, he worked at The Denver Post and at The Boston Globe, where he served as White House correspondent and on the vaunted Spotlight team.