Donald Morrison is a writer, editor and lecturer based in Paris and Miami. He is a former editor of TIME Magazine's European and Asian editions. He has taught at Tsinghua University in Beijing and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris. He has written for the Financial Times, the New York Times, Le Monde and other journals. For more information, go to www.donaldmorrison.net
Barack Obama is the world's most popular politician -- except in his own country. There, he faces implacable foes, disappointed supporters and sagging approval ratings. What went wrong? In this smart and highly personal account, journalist Donald Morrison delves into Obama's background, personality and governing style -- with surprising results. Fans and foes alike will find much to enjoy.