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Steven Levingston


Steven Levingston

Steven Levingston is the author of KENNEDY AND KING and LITTLE DEMON IN THE CITY OF LIGHT, as well as the nonfiction book editor of the Washington Post. He has lived and worked in Beijing, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Washington, and reported and edited for the Wall Street Journal and International Herald Tribune.

Steven Levingston

Books by Steven Levingston

by Steven Levingston - Biography, Nonfiction, Politics

The extraordinary partnership of Barack Obama and Joe Biden is unique in American history. The two men, their characters and styles sharply contrasting, formed a dynamic working relationship that evolved into a profound friendship. Their affinity was not predestined. Obama and Biden began wary of each other: Obama was an impatient freshman disdainful of the Senate's plodding ways, while Biden was a veteran of the chamber and proud of its traditions. Gradually they came to respect each other's values and strengths, and rode into the White House together in 2008. BARACK AND JOE is the first book to tell the full story of this historic relationship and its substantial impact on the Obama presidency and its legacy.

by Steven Levingston - History, Nonfiction, Politics

KENNEDY AND KING traces the emergence of two of the 20th century's greatest leaders, their powerful impact on each other and on the shape of the civil rights battle between 1960 and 1963. These two men from starkly different worlds profoundly influenced each other's personal development. Kennedy's hesitation on civil rights spurred King to greater acts of courage, and King inspired Kennedy to finally make a moral commitment to equality.