“Sokolove is a natural literary stylist with the gifts of a social historian.”
—The New York Times
Michael Sokolove is the author of five books, including Drama High: The Incredible True Story of a Brilliant Teacher, a Struggling Town and the Magic of Theater, which was the inspiration for the NBC prime-time series “Rise.”
His work has been included in the Best American Sportswriting and Best American Medical Writing anthologies.
Before joining the New York Times Magazine, Sokolove worked as a newspaper reporter in Philadelphia. He and his wife, Ann Gerhart, an editor at the Washington Post, live in Bethesda, Maryland and have three children.