In February, GW English Professor Thomas Mallon’s new novel Watergate will be published by Pantheon. (Go here to pre-order your copy.) A historical novel that “conveys the drama and high comedy of the Nixon presidency through the urgent perspectives of seven characters we only thought we knew before now,” Watergate is a highly anticipated work–and the first of Prof. Mallon’s works to be released simultaneously as an audiobook. It recently made Newsweek magazine’s list of 12 books “not to miss” in 2012, a list reprinted by The Daily Beast.
Currently director of the English department’s program in creative writing, Prof. Mallon will spend the spring 2012 semester at Davidson College, where he will be the visiting McGee Professor of Creative Writing.