Bob Woodward, the Washington Post's tireless journalist who has recorded several presidential administrations in bestselling books, has his latest topic: Donald J. Trump
Simon & Schuster plans to release "Fear: Trump in the White House" September
The book unveils "the shattering life in Donald Trump's White House and how the president makes decisions about important foreign and domestic policies," the publisher said in a statement, adding that the book is "hundreds of hours of interviews with first-hand sources, contemporary meeting notes, files, documents, and personal diaries. "
The title of the book can be traced back to a remark made by Mr. Trump in an interview with Mr. Woodward and one Other reporters had done in 2016 when Mr. Trump was running for the office, the Washington Post reported.
At first, Mr. Trump told reporters that "real power is through respect," according to a transcript of the interview He added: "Real power is, I do not even want the word: & # 39; fear & # 39; Mr. Woodward, 75, is co-editor of The Washington Post, where he has worked for nearly five decades, and has shared two Pulitzer Prizes – including one, The Post for his coverage of the Watergate with Carl Bernstein The couple became famous for this coverage and in 1974 wrote the bestselling book, "All the President's Men," which was later converted into a movie, in fact, 12 books written or written by Mr. Woodward co-authored – including "The Final Days," including the Nixon White House and also with Mr. Bernstein – were the # 1 national bestsellers.
Mr. Woodward's latest book will be published about eight months after Michael Wolff's "Fire and Anger: Appearing in Trump's White House, which climbed to the top of the New York Times bestseller list for hardcover nonfiction, and his often unflattering portrayal of the early days of the Trump administration sparked a lawyer's appeal President demanded a "full and complete withdrawal and apology." It also led to the banishment of Stephen K. Bannon, who had been President Strump's chief strategist and cited in the book.
Several people mentioned in the book denied the accuracy of the words attributed to them, and journalists pointed to numerous errors in Mr. Wolff's reporting. President Trump wrote on Twitter that he did not grant Mr. Wolff access to the White House and that the "wrong book" was "full of lies, misrepresentations and sources that do not exist".