Richard Lingeman is the longtime Senior Editor of the Nation, as well as a biographer, historian, and satirist. He began his career as an editor at Monocle magazine, and spent nine years at the New York Times Book Review as an editor and daily reviewer. He is the author of Sinclair Lewis: Rebel from Main Street, Theodore Dreiser: An American Journey, and Double Lives: American Authors’ Friendships, among other titles. He lives in New York City.Read More
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The Noir Forties
From one of our finest cultural historians, The Noir Forties is a vivid reexamination of America's postwar period, that "age of anxiety" characterized by the…
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Don't You Know There's a War On?
The tragic events of September 11, 2001 brought to the surface memories of an earlier time of unprecedented national emergency -- Pearl Harbor -- and…