Doris Kearns Goodwin: About the author

Doris Kearns Goodwin
Simon and Schuster

Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln," the first "CBS This Morning Reads" pick.

Goodwin won the Pulitzer Prize in history for her best-seller "No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II." She's also the author of "Wait Till Next Year, The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga," and "Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream."

Goodwin is currently working on a new book about the progressive era, focusing on Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the golden age of journalism to be published by Simon & Schuster in 2013.

Goodwin lives in Concord, Mass., with her husband Richard Goodwin.

"Team of Rivals" is published by Simon & Schuster. Simon & Schuster and CBS are owned by the same parent company.