Barbara Feinman Todd is the founding Journalism Director at Georgetown University, where she teaches in the English Department. Cofounder of the Pearl Project, she coauthored the e-book The Truth Left Behind: Inside the Kidnapping and Murder of Daniel Pearl. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Glamour, the Huffington Post, the Daily Beast, Newsweek, and on NPR. She lives just outside of Washington, D.C.
"A gossipy read...in the finest revenge-is-best-served-cold tradition." -- Booklist"Very likeable.... She has certainly learned how to apply a novelist's storytelling skills to real life." -- Laura Miller, Slate"The best book about commercial writing life since William Goldman's Adventures in the Screentrade (1983). ... Gives a riveting insight into life in the Clinton White House." -- The Times Literary Supplement"The quality and quantity of the beans spilled is high.... [Feinman Todd's] Sin City is crammed with hit men, gangsters and back-stabbers.... Written like a novel." -- Duncan Wu, Times Higher Education"304 solid pages of historical fact, personal honesty and enough gossipy nudges to keep the pages flying by." -- Buffalo News"[A] deftly written memoir of literary collaboration and political shenanigans." -- Hippocampus Magazine"Engaging. ... Todd writes crisply and has an amusing knack for capturing the good and bad of Washington. ... Worth reading." -- USA Today"Todd's a very engaging and smart writer. ... A page-turning meditation on politics, identity and the writing life. ... Crystalline prose. ... Impossible to put down. ... Compelling and timely." -- Narrative Species