New York Times bestselling author Liza Mundy is a former reporter at The Washington Post and contributes to numerous publications including The Atlantic, TIME, The New York Times, The New Republic, Slate, Mother Jones, Spectator (UK), and The Guardian. She is a frequent commentator on countless prominent national television, radio, and online news outlets.
Praise for Code Girls A New York Times
"The book is a winner. Her descriptions of codes and ciphers, how they worked and how they were broken, are remarkably clear and accessible. A well-researched, compellingly written, crucial addition to the literature of American involvement in World War II."
--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Praise for Code Girls: Young Readers Edition
* "The book reads like a movie script, with interesting characters and non-stop action bringing to life the history these women were making and living...excellent."--School Library Connection (starred review)
"An entertaining presentation on a fascinating topic."--Kirkus Reviews
"Fascinating.... Addictively readable.... [Mundy] displays a gift for creating both human portraits and intensely satisfying scenes."--Boston Globe
"Mundy highlights the lives of the many brilliant women who secretly served the code breaking mission against Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.... A solid resource for younger researchers."--School Library Journal
"Mundy strikes historical gold in this appealing tale of wartime intelligence work."--Publisher's Weekly
"Similar to Nathalia Holt's The Rise of the Rocket Girls and Margot Lee Shetterly's Hidden Figures, this is indispensable and fascinating history. Highly recommended for all readers."--Library Journal (starred review)