Jonathan Alter
Jonathan Alter

Jonathan Alter is the author, most recently, of the New York Times best-seller, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, out now in paperback.

May 29 2014 8:04 AMRelatively Indolent but RelentlessMatt Freedman’s extraordinary graphic journal of his cancer treatment.
Feb. 16 2007 7:28 AMWant To Buy My Students a $392 Camcorder?A nonprofit uses the Web to work marketplace magic.
July 3 1996 3:30 AMLiving With Bob WoodwardIt doesn't get much better than this, unfortunately.
June 27 2013 9:19 AMThe Schmoozing GeneHow Barack Obama’s unwillingness to play the game made America love him—and undercut his presidency.
Low Concept
Sept. 15 2004 6:09 PMKarl Rove's BrainHow Mark Hanna destroyed William Jennings Bryan (maybe).
  News & Politics
Nov. 29 2015 9:02 PM Claimed When Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, buildings, cars and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.