“I knew only enough about Eleanor Roosevelt to love her. What I knew was the surface. But ELEANOR, David Michaelis’s recent biography, let me step into her heart.”
—THE COMMON READER: A Journal of the Essay, by Jeannette Cooperman
David Michaelis grew up in Cambridge, Mass., and Washington, D. C., was educated at Concord Academy and Princeton University, and is the author of six books, including the national bestsellers N. C. Wyeth (Alfred A. Knopf; Harper Perennial), which won the 1999 Ambassador Book Award for Biography, and Schulz and Peanuts (Harper; Harper Perennial), a National Book Critics Circle Best Recommended Book. He lives in Westchester County, N. Y., with his family.