Louis Menand

Apr 16, 2021

The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War

A Conversation with Louis Menand

New Books Network 2021

The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War, is Luke Menand’s fourth book. His last, The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America, won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for history. Menand is a professor of English at Harvard, and a staff writer forThe New Yorker magazine

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