The Washington Post

Steven Levingston

Editor, Book WorldWashington, D.C.


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  • Aug 6, 2015

Maxim Februari describes his sexual transition and offers a guide on how to talk appropriately to a transsexual.

  • Apr 30, 2015

The bizarre world of quantum physics comes alive on a human scale in this twist on the typical mad-scientist story.

  • Apr 5, 2015

Hannah Fry looks to mathematical formulas, proofs and equations to solve questions of romance.

  • Feb 6, 2015

In a new book, the origin of life on our planet is revealed through fossils.

  • Oct 13, 2014

Zak Ebrahim describes how he has taken a different, nonviolent path from his infamous terrorist father.

  • Sep 11, 2014

Language used to describe dishes reveals why you’re paying more, or less, for your meal.

  • Aug 27, 2014

We asked writers participating in this year’s National Book Festival what they would ask.

  • Aug 22, 2014

Seth Casteel photographs floppy, goofy puppies splashing around at play underwater.

  • Aug 18, 2014

Pulitzer-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar explores the Muslim experience in post-9/11 America.

  • Jul 19, 2014
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Steven Levingston is the nonfiction editor of The Washington Post. He is author of “Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris” (Doubleday, 2014) and “The Kennedy Baby: The Loss that Transformed JFK” (Washington Post eBook, 2013).

He has worked for the Wall Street Journal, the International Herald Tribune, the Associated Press and the China Daily, with stints in Beijing, Hong Kong and Paris. He grew up in California and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University.
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