John Feinstein graduated from Duke University in 1977. He worked at the Washington Post for 11 years as both a political and sports reporter. He has also worked at Sports Illustrated and at the National Sports Daily. John is the author of a number of bestselling sports books, including LIVING ON THE BLACK, TALES FROM Q SCHOOL, THE PUNCH, THE LAST AMATEURS, A CIVIL WAR, A SEASON ON THE BRINK, and sports mystery novels for young readers. He currently writes for The Washington Post, Washington Post.com and Golf Digest, and is a regular commentator on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition.” Feinstein lives in Maryland.