Authoritative, personal, and vividly written, Romney: A Reckoning is a revealing account of Mitt Romney's life.
Based on dozens of exclusive interviews with Romney, his family, and his inner circle as well as hundreds of pages of his personal journals, this book offers a rare, portrait of a politician who in recent years has been at the center of our nation's most defining political dramas.
McKay Coppins is a staff writer at The Atlantic where he covers national politics, religion, and the media. He is the author of The Wilderness, a book about the battle over the future of the Republican Party, and he has been a visiting fellow at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics. In 2019, he won the Aldo Beckman Award from the White House Correspondents Association for his coverage of the Trump presidency; in 2021, he received the Wilbur Award for religion journalism. He lives near Washington, DC, with his wife and children.
Coppins will be in conversation with Mark Leibovich. Mark Leibovich is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of five books, including three New York Times best sellers, and two No. 1 Times best sellers, This Town (2013) and Thank You for Your Servitude (2022). He is the recipient of a National Magazine Award for profile writing. Before joining The Atlantic in 2022, he spent 16 years at The New York Times, based in Washington, serving as the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine. Prior to that, he worked at The Washington Post, where he covered technology and national politics. He is also a political analyst for NBC and MSNBC.