Bob Woodward, the indefatigable Washington Post journalist who has chronicled a number of presidential administrations in best-selling books, has his newest topic: Donald J. Trump.
Simon & Schuster plans to publish “Fear: Trump in the White House,” on Sept 11.
The e-book reveals “the harrowing life inside Donald Trump’s White House and how the president makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies,” the publishing home mentioned in an announcement, including that the e-book attracts from “hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, contemporaneous meeting notes, files, documents and personal diaries.”
Jonathan Karp, the president and writer of Simon & Schuster, referred to as the e-book, Woodward’s 19th, “the most acute and penetrating portrait of a sitting president ever published during the first years of an administration.”
The e-book’s title will be traced again to a comment Mr. Trump made in an interview with Mr. Woodward and another reporter in 2016 when Mr. Trump was working for workplace, The Washington Post reported.
Initially, Mr. Trump instructed the reporters that “real power is through respect,” in accordance a transcript of the interview. Then he added: “Real power is, I don’t even want to use the word: ‘Fear.’”
Mr. Woodward is an affiliate editor at The Washington Post, the place he has labored for almost 5 many years. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes — together with one which The Post acquired for his protection with Carl Bernstein of the Watergate scandal. The pair turned well-known for that reporting, and in 1974 wrote the best-selling e-book “All the President’s Men,” which was later made right into a film. In reality, 12 books that Mr. Woodward has written or co-written — together with “The Final Days,” additionally in regards to the Nixon White House and likewise with Mr. Bernstein — have been No. 1 nationwide best-sellers.
Mr. Woodward’s newest e-book will come about eight months after Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” rose to the highest of the New York Times best-seller listing for hardcover nonfiction. Its usually unflattering portrayal of the early days of the Trump administration elicited a requirement for a “full and complete retraction and apology” from a lawyer for the president. It additionally led to the banishment of Stephen K. Bannon, who had been President Trump’s chief strategist and was quoted within the e-book.
Several individuals talked about within the e-book disputed the accuracy of phrases attributed to them, and journalists pointed to quite a few errors in Mr. Wolff’s reporting. President Trump wrote on Twitter that he had not given Mr. Wolff entry to the White House and that the “phony book” was “full of lies, misrepresentations and sources that don’t exist.”