Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University. She is also a staff writer at The New Yorker. Her latest book is This America: The Case for the Nation (2019). Her 2018 book, These Truths: A History of the United States, is an international bestseller and was named one of TIME magazine’s top ten nonfiction books of the decade. Her next book, If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future, will be published in 2020. In May 2020, she’ll also be releasing a podcast with Pushkin Industries. Lepore lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband and their three sons.
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