Lisa McGirr is professor of history at Harvard University. She is the author of The War on Alcohol and an award-winning history of the new right, Suburban Warriors. She and her family live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
"A focused and thought-provoking book." -- The Economist
"McGirr's ambitious book attempts to go beyond stereotypes of bootlegging, speakeasies and crime syndicates, and casts the 1920-1933 Prohibition era in a new light." -- Tony Barber, Best Books of 2016 - Financial Times