Thomas Cromwell

Hillary Mantel: This Is What It's Like to Be on the Receiving End of a Hate Campaign
April 26, 2014

The double Man Booker–winning novelist on writing for the stage, finishing her Tudor trilogy, and the perils of being a woman in the public eye.

Bring the Dead to Life: Mantel's Booker a Boon for Historical Fiction
October 17, 2012

The Man Booker committee made the correct, though difficult, decision in awarding Hilary Mantel a second prize.

Geithner, A Personal Note, and a Geithner Personal Note
February 14, 2011

[Guest post by Noam Scheiber:] For those who haven't seen it on the homepage, I briefly wanted to plug my profile of Tim Geithner in the latest issue of the print magazine. The piece tries to explain how he recovered after his disastrous start in the Obama administration. My working hypothesis: Geithner now realized it wasn’t enough to get the big calls right and let the politics take care of itself. To really play at this level, he would need, if not an outside game, then at least an inside game that took account of how the public perceived his actions.

The Escape Artist
February 10, 2011

How Timothy Geithner survived.