Michael won the 1997 George Polk Award for International Reporting for tracing Madeleine Albright's Jewish roots and connections to the Holocaust.
"In his superbly researched book, Michael Dobbs has performed a significant service in bringing together the threads of a life that reflects major themes of the twentieth century...It is a rigorous and important book." -- Roger Cohen, The New Republic.
"The story of Madeleine Albright's life and ascent to power is a fascinating one in Michael Dobbs's capable hands." -- The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Illuminating and generally even-handed" -- The New York Times.
"An astonishing job of research." -- Richmond Times-Dispatch.