Alex Prud’homme has been a nonfiction writer for 30 years. As a journalist, he has written on many subjects for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Time. As an author, he has written eight books, including Julia Child’s memoir, My Life in France, which was a #1 NYT best-seller and inspired half the film Julie & Julia. He has also published The French Chef in America: Julia Child’s Second Act and France is a Feast: the Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child, a book of Paul Child’s photographs of Paris in the 1950s. He is now writing a culinary history of the White House, from George Washington to Donald Trump.