From the Corner of the Oval

From the Corner of the Oval

Beck Dorey-Stein

Beck Dorey-Stein

The compulsively readable, behind-the-scenes memoir that takes readers inside the Obama White House, through the eyes of a young staffer learning the ropes, falling in love, and finding her place in the world.Recommended for summer reading by theSkimm • Entertainment Weekly • Refinery29 • Bustle • PopSugar"[This] breezy page turner is essentially Bridget Jones goes to the White House."—Peter Baker, The New York Times In 2012, Beck Dorey-Stein is working five part-time jobs and just scraping by when a posting on Craigslist lands her, improbably, in the Oval Office as one of Barack Obama's stenographers. The ultimate D.C. outsider, she joins the elite team who accompany the president wherever he goes, recorder and mic in hand. On whirlwind trips across time zones, Beck forges friendships with a dynamic group of fellow travelers—young...
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