Annie Jacobsen was a contributing editor at the "Los Angeles Times Magazine" and is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller Area 51. A graduate of Princeton University, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.
"A compelling narrative of 50 years of covert operations by the CIA, the U.S. military, and the mysterious "Atomic Energy Commission..".. Her meticulous research makes for a fascinating read, as it intersperses the accounts of secret government projects with anecdotes from the people who made those projects happen." Rachel Larimore, "Slate""