As election night neared, New York’s power elite—but also its creative class, its political class, its partying class, lurched to find the center of gravity for election night.
The premonition that New York’s obvious choice, Barack Obama, was likely to win was not the smallest consideration here.
Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson , by Robert Caro. Alfred A. Knopf, 1,039 pages, $35.
O.K., it’s staggering, amazing, awesome, horrifying-but is it the book by Robert Caro, or is it Lyndon Baines Johnson himself? Maybe we don’t have to decide; maybe it’s both. As monumental as this biography (now Read More