Michael Grunwald is a best-selling author and an award-winning journalist who writes about policy and politics. He has won the George Polk Award for national reporting, the Worth Bingham Prize for investigative reporting, and many other journalism honors.
After growing up on Long Island and graduating from Harvard College, Mike spent nearly three decades as a staff writer for The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, TIME Magazine and POLITICO Magazine. Mike is the author of two critically acclaimed books, The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise (Simon & Schuster, 2006), which was adapted for a PBS documentary, and The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era (Simon & Schuster, 2012), which spent four weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. He is now working on a new book for Simon & Schuster about how to feed the world without frying the world.