The Greatest Story Ever Sold

The Greatest Story Ever Sold

The Decline and Fall of Truth from 9/11 to Katrina

By Frank Rich

Penguin Press, Hardcover, 9781594200984, 341pp.

Publication Date: September 19, 2006

About the Author
Frank Rich became a "New York Times" op-ed columnist in 1994 after serving for thirteen years as the newspaper's chief drama critic. He has written about culture and politics for many publications and was on the staff of "Time," the "New York Post," and "New Times" magazine after starting his career as a founding editor of "The Richmond Mercury," a weekly newspaper, in the early 1970s. He is the author of "Ghost Light," a childhood memoir; "Hot Seat: Theater Criticism for The New York Times, 1980-1993"; and "The Theatre Art of Boris Aronson," coauthored with Lisa Aronson. A native of Washington, D.C., he lives in Manhattan with his wife, the author Alex Witchel, who is a reporter for "The New York Times,"