I have worked for The New York Times for more than 12 years. The Times has always held a special magic for me and I wanted to work there ever since I was a child. I have also worked at Rolling Stone Magazine, the Washington Post and the late, great New York Newsday. I went to Cornell University and then got my master’s degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. In Our Prime, published by Scribner, is my first book.