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Spending decades in the field of journalism, David Remnick gained bylines in publications as impressive as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The New Yorker, which he eventually became editor of. Alongside a bibliography including best sellers and Pulitzer Prize-winning publications, Remnick's credibility as a member of the world of political writing was hardly up for debate. David Remnick was born on October 29, 1958 in Hackensack, New Jersey. Shortly after graduating from Princeton University in 1981 with a degree in comparative literature, Remnick took a job at The Washington Post, first covering sports and then graduating to political material. After 10 years with the D.C.-based publication, at which Remnick earned status as chief Moscow correspondent, Remnick moved on to a staff position at The New York Times. During his tenure there, Remnick published his first book, Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, which won a Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1994. In 1998, Remnick became the editor of The New Yorker magazine. While there, Remnick was responsible for noteworthy episodes including an essay on the inception of the Iraq War and the endorsement of Democratic...

Spending decades in the field of journalism, David Remnick gained bylines in publications as impressive as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The New Yorker, which he eventually became editor of. Alongside a bibliography including best sellers and Pulitzer Prize-winning publications, Remnick's credibility as a member of the world of political writing was hardly up for debate. David Remnick was born on October 29, 1958 in Hackensack, New Jersey. Shortly after graduating from Princeton University in 1981 with a degree in comparative literature, Remnick took a job at The Washington Post, first covering sports and then graduating to political material. After 10 years with the D.C.-based publication, at which Remnick earned status as chief Moscow correspondent, Remnick moved on to a staff position at The New York Times. During his tenure there, Remnick published his first book, Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, which won a Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1994. In 1998, Remnick became the editor of The New Yorker magazine. While there, Remnick was responsible for noteworthy episodes including an essay on the inception of the Iraq War and the endorsement of Democratic Presidential candidate John Kerry. In 2010, Remnick published The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama, a biography of America's sitting President.

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1982:
Worked as correspondent for <i>The Washington Post</i>.
1992:
Worked as staff writer for <i>The New York Times</i>.
1993:
Wrote <i>Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire</i>.
1998:
Worked as editor for <i>The New Yorker</i>.
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Education

Princeton University: - 1981

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