During this month's adult book club meeting, we are reading Larry Felder, Candidate by Bob Levey, who will be joining us to discuss and sign the book. Larry Felder, Candidate offers penetrating insights into the contemporary worlds of journalism and politics. The book traces the personal and professional challenges of a career newspaper columnist who decides to leave his comfort zone to pursue a more meaningful calling. Little does he know what lies around the corner. Read a book review here.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Bob Levey is a prize-winning journalist who has covered the Washington scene since the Johnson Administration. For 23 years, he wrote a daily column, “Bob Levey’s Washington,” for The Washington Post. The column looked at all aspects of life in the nation’s capital. It won major awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Washington Journalism Review. Currently he writes a monthly column for Senior Beacon Newspapers.
Seven times, Bob Levey was named one of the most popular columnists in Washington by Washingtonian magazine for his Post column. Earlier in his 36-year career at The Post, Bob Levey covered Presidential politics, Congress, local news, and sports.
In 1999 Bob Levey was named a Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian magazine in recognition of his community service through his column and as a hands-on volunteer.
Bob Levey has also had an extensive career in the electronic media. Over the course of more than 20 years, he worked for nine radio stations, four TV stations and one popular Internet site as a commentator and talk show host. His on-line chats for washingtonpost.com, called “Levey Live,” won consistently high ratings.
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