Amy Goldstein is the author of Janesville: An American Story, published in April by Simon & Schuster. She has been a staff writer for 30 years at The Washington Post, where much of her work focuses on health care and other social policies. She has covered the White House and many notable news events over the years, from the Monica Lewinsky scandal to five of the past six Supreme Court nominations. Goldstein was part of a team of Washington Post reporters awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting for the newspaper’s coverage of 9-11 and the government’s response to the attacks. She has been a fellow at Harvard University at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.