David Remnick is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author, and the editor of The New Yorker magazine. Before he joined The New Yorker in 1998, Remnick was a reporter and the Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post. He is the author of several works of non-fiction, including Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, for which he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero. His most recent book, The Bridge, is a meticulously researched account of Obama’s historic election. Based on hundreds of on-the-record interviews, the book offers a richly detailed narrative about the president’s life, work, and the complexities of race in American politics.