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Kurt Andersen
KURT ANDERSEN's latest book is True Believers, a novel about youth, secrets, lies, politics, love and James Bond.His previous novels are Heyday, winner of the Langum Prize for Historical Fiction and a New York Times bestseller, and Turn of the Century, a Times Notable Book and national... show more

KURT ANDERSEN's latest book is True Believers, a novel about youth, secrets, lies, politics, love and James Bond.His previous novels are Heyday, winner of the Langum Prize for Historical Fiction and a New York Times bestseller, and Turn of the Century, a Times Notable Book and national bestseller. He's also the author of Reset: How This Crisis Can Restore Our Values and Renew America. In addition, he is host and co-creator of the Peabody Award-winning public radio program Studio 360. As an editor, he co-founded Spy and Inside.com and Very Short List, and served as editorial director of Colors and editor-in-chief of New York. He has been a cultural columnist for The New Yorker and Time, as well as Time's architecture and design critic. He has also created television specials and pilots, and written screenplays and stage plays. He currently contributes regularly to Vanity Fair, Time, New York and The New York Times.He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the author Anne Kreamer.
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Birth date: August 22
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 2 years ago
So Kurt Anderson is trying to tell us how we got to the place we are in America these days, a place where half the population doesn't have problems with a highly corrupt, ignorant, pathological liar running the country. Basically, he says we're pretty much always been this way. The people [European ...
ezuk
ezuk rated it 8 years ago
Reviewing an anthology is not an easy task; almost no anthology is perfect. It's like that hackneyed proverbial box of chocolates: You never know what you're going to get when you start a new story. In this particular collection it's even more so, because it's all over the place, thematically speaki...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 8 years ago
I'm not sure how realistic this story is. There were some things that seemed far-fetched, but it had me turning the pages, so I'm not complaining. It was believable enough, and with fiction, that's enough for me. I finished the book in just a few days.The premise is that Karen Hollander, age 64 in 2...
AC
AC rated it 8 years ago
A fine little novella, though not the masterpieces that Billiards, or especially Group Portrait are. Blum is a pale Leni...
Midu Reads
Midu Reads rated it 8 years ago
BLOOD by Roddy Doyle★★★A man discovers he has a craving for blood. FOSSIL-FIGURES by Joyce Carol Oates★★★Two brothers, united in birth and death.WILDFIRE IN MANHATTAN by Joanne Harris★★★ The gods may be living right next to you.THE TRUTH IS A CAVE IN THE BLACK MOUNTAINS by Neil Gaiman★★★A father wou...
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