The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency by Chris Whipple (Crown, 2017)

New York Times Bestseller

Amazon Book of the Month

“Chris Whipple takes us deep inside one of the most important and demanding jobs in Washington—White House chief of staff. If you’re a political junkie or merely curious, this is the book for you.”—Tom Brokaw, former anchor, NBC Nightly News

“History, drama, intrigue. Every page is engaging. Required reading for every Washington power player.”—David Friend, Vanity Fair, author of Watching the World Change

“Carefully researched and eminently readable, The Gatekeepers… provides a fresh view of the modern presidencies. Whipple cuts to the heart of what, or more to the point who, makes a presidency succeed or fail.”—Newsday

Eve Claxton