Liza Mundy is a former staff writer for The Washington Post, and now writes for the Atlantic, Politico, and Smithsonian, among other publications. She was an English major at Princeton. Her fourth book, “Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II,” was a national bestseller, a Washington Post bestseller, and a Wall Street Journal bestseller. The New York Times called it “prodigiously researched and engrossing.” She lives in Arlington, Virginia, and has two adult children. She is also a senior fellow at New America, a nonprofit, non-partisan think-tank in Washington, D.C. At various times in her life she has worked full-time, part-time, remotely, in the office, on trains, all night, alone, with other people, in a car, at a desk, under duress, and while simultaneously making dinner.