Carol Herman, a member of The Washington Times staff since 1999, has been Books Editor for the last seven years. An award-winning OnBooks columnist, she has been a guest on WTOP and has been a guest panelist on C-Span's BookTV. She holds a bachelor's degree from Tulane University and a master's degree in English literature from the University of Chicago.
From 1993-1997, Ms. Herman was president of the Literary Friends of the D.C. Public Library, a volunteer organization devoted to readers and writers in the Washington metropolitan area. She is married and has two children.