Robert A. Caro
“What I am trying to do is to show not only how power works but the effect of power on the powerless: How political power affects our lives, every single day, in ways we never think about.”
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“The greatest political biographer of the modern era.”
—The Sunday Times (UK)
“Caro has forever changed the way we think about, and read, American history…Although the amount of research Caro has done for these books is staggering, it’s his immense talent as a writer that has made his [body of work] one of America’s most amazing literary achievements” (NPR).