James Kirchick is the New York Times bestselling author of Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington, a columnist for Tablet magazine, and a writer at large for Air Mail. He has reported from over 40 countries and his work has been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic, the New York Review of Books, New York, Rolling Stone, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Die Welt, the Spectator, and the Times Literary Supplement, among many other publications across the United States and around the world.