Helene Cooper

Helene Cooper is the Pulitzer Prize–winning Pentagon correspondent for The New York Times, having previously served as White House Correspondent, diplomatic correspondent, and the assistant editorial page editor. Prior to moving to the Times, Helene spent twelve years as a reporter and foreign correspondent at The Wall Street Journal. She is the author of the bestselling memoir, The House at Sugar Beach (Simon & Schuster, 2008). She was born in Monrovia, Liberia, and lives in the Washington, DC area.

Books by this Author

Madame President
The House at Sugar Beach
At Home in the World


First African Elected Female President: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Helene Cooper writes MADAME PRESIDENT on Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women’s movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history.