Evan Thomas


Born
in Huntington, The United States
April 25, 1951

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Evan Thomas is one of the most respected historians and journalists writing today. He is the bestselling author of nine works of nonfiction: Being Nixon, Ike's Bluff, The War Lovers, Sea of Thunder, John Paul Jones, Robert Kennedy, The Very Best Men, The Man to See, and The Wise Men (with Walter Isaacson). Thomas was an editor, writer, and reporter at Newsweek for 24 years, where he was the author of more than a hundred cover stories.
Thomas has won numerous journalism awards, including a National Magazine Award in 1998. In 2005, his 50,000-word narrative of the 2004 election was honored when Newsweek won a National Magazine Award for the best single-topic issue.
Thomas is a fellow of the Society of American Historians and has taught writing
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Robert Kennedy: His Life

4.22 avg rating — 3,468 ratings — published 2000 — 13 editions
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First: Sandra Day O'Connor

4.24 avg rating — 3,023 ratings — published 2019 — 8 editions
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Sea of Thunder: Four Comman...

4.12 avg rating — 2,664 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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Ike's Bluff: President Eise...

3.96 avg rating — 2,563 ratings — published 2012 — 13 editions
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Being Nixon: A Man Divided

4.24 avg rating — 2,213 ratings — published 2015 — 10 editions
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John Paul Jones: Sailor, He...

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The War Lovers: Roosevelt, ...

3.82 avg rating — 1,401 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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The Very Best Men: The Dari...

3.85 avg rating — 297 ratings — published 1995 — 6 editions
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The Man to See

4.16 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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A Long Time Coming: The Ins...

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“Always do what you're afraid to do"-Robert F. Kennedy”
Evan Thomas, Robert Kennedy: His Life

“...insults were exchanged, but never conversation" (p.17).”
Evan Thomas, The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898

“Roosevelt and Lodge operated by a fairly straightforward and sensible credo: reform without power is meaningless, and power without scruple is corrupt.”
Evan Thomas, The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898



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