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Author photo. Jane Mayer, journalist born 1955 (credit: Larry D. Moore, Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX, Nov. 1, 2008)

Jane Mayer, journalist born 1955 (credit: Larry D. Moore, Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX, Nov. 1, 2008)

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Jane Mayer is a staff writer for The New Yorker. She has received the John Chancellor Award, the George Polk Award, the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, and the I. F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence for her reporting at The New Yorker. She has written several nonfiction books including Landslide: The Unmaking of the President 1984-1988 written with Doyle McManus, Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas written with Jill Abramson, and Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals won the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Goldsmith Book Prize, the Edward Weintal Prize, the Ridenhour Prize, the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. (Bowker Author Biography) Jane Mayer has been a New York Times writer since 1995 and best-selling author of "The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals". (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
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The Best American Magazine Writing 2011 (Contributor) 36 copies, 1 review
The Best American Political Writing 2009 (Contributor) 24 copies, 1 review

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