Mark Leibovich

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

­­My friend Mark Leibovich — a New York Times reporter — has written a book about the inner watchworkings of Power Washington called This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Capital. Among the incestuous cognoscenti of the Capital City, This Town has more buzz than a top-bar beehive.