Graydon Carter is the editor of Vanity Fair and the author of What We've Lost, about the consequences for America and the world of the administration of George W. Bush. Todd S. Purdum is the national editor and a contributor to Vanity Fair. Previously, he was Los Angeles bureau chief and a White House correspondent for The New York Times. Mark Summers is a Canadian illustrator. He is best-known for the illustrations of literary figures that are used in corporate branding by Barnes & Noble.