Kevin Peraino
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Kevin Peraino

KEVIN PERAINO is a veteran foreign correspondent who has reported from around the world. A senior writer and bureau chief at Newsweek for a decade, he was a finalist for the Livingston Award for foreign-affairs reporting and was part of a team that won the National Magazine Award in 2004. His second book, A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949, was released in September 2017. The New York Times Book Review called it "absorbing" and "timely" and selected it as one of its "Editors' Choice" staff recommendations. His first book, Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power, was named one of the Daily Beast's best books on President Lincoln, and Foreign Affairs magazine called it "an important step toward a richer and more useful understanding of the American past." He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, and Politico Magazine. A graduate of Northwestern University, a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a visiting scholar in the international relations department at New York University, he lives in Connecticut with his wife and children. Follow him on Twitter @KevinPeraino. (Photo: Gasper Tringale.)

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