Jane Mayer

This author appeared at the 2008 festival. Please view the list of authors appearing at this year's festival or see our suggestions for similar authors below.

Jane Mayer at the 2008  Texas Book Festival

Jane Mayer is the co-author of two best-selling narrative non-fiction books, Landslide: The Unmaking of the President, 1984-1988, and Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas, both of which received glowing reviews and were book-of-the-month-club selections, and the latter of which was a finalist for the National Book Award. She is a Washington-based staff writer for The New Yorker, specializing in political and investigative reporting. Before that, she was a senior writer and front page editor for The Wall Street Journal, as well as the Journal's first female White House correspondent. She lives in Maryland with her husband and daughter.

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