Peter Ross Range is a world-traveled author and journalist who has covered war, politics, history and international affairs. A specialist in Germany, he has written extensively for Time, the New York Times, National Geographic, the London Sunday Times Magazine, Playboy, and U.S. News & World Report, where he was a White House Correspondent. Range has written two books on Adolf Hitler. His newest is The Unfathomable Ascent: How Hitler Came to Power. Range has been an Institute of Politics Fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and a Guest Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington. Fluent in German and near-fluent in French, he has covered topics ranging from civil rights to Vietnam, from Wimbledon to Japanese business, from the invention of cable news television to a yoga store murder. When not writing, he likes to play tennis.