Paul Berman

Paul Berman, a writer in residence at New York University, is the author of Power and the Idealists.

Books
Sept. 21 2011 10:24 AMDreams From the American LeftA history of leftist vision and self-sabotage.
Books
Feb. 25 2008 4:13 PMDangerous PlacesWhat Sergio Vieira de Mello learned at the U.N.
Books
Sept. 10 2007 7:16 AMMayhem in MexicoRoberto Bolaño's great Latin American novel.
Culturebox
Sept. 24 2004 7:33 AMThe Cult of CheDon't applaud The Motorcycle Diaries.
Politics
Jan. 14 2004 3:31 PMOnly the Left Can Win the War of Ideas
Slate's 10th Anniversary
Jan. 13 2004 3:50 PMIraq's Crack Polish Division
Slate's 10th Anniversary
Jan. 12 2004 2:10 PMStopping Muslim Totalitarianism
Culturebox
March 15 2002 12:21 PMSwastika SchoolThe impious piety of the Jewish Museum's Nazi art show.
Books
Nov. 12 1997 3:30 AMSurvival of the SuspiciousAndy Grove and the rise of Intel.
Music Critic
Oct. 23 1997 3:30 AMVictor Hugo Lives!Why this strange passion for setting old words to new music?
Books
Sept. 24 1997 3:30 AMFolk JewsThe mystical world of Bernard Malamud.
High Concept
Aug. 20 1997 3:30 AMThe Refractory OnesSacco, Vanzetti, and Timothy McVeigh.
Books
July 16 1997 3:30 AMPharmaceutical RealismGabriel García Márquez's News of a Kidnapping.
Books
June 11 1997 3:30 AMBohemian RhapsodyWhy Prague fascinates the world.
Books
May 21 1997 3:30 AMInnocence LostPhilip Roth's American fulminations.
Books
Sept. 19 2010 6:38 AMThe Unappreciated Power of HonorHow it has driven moral progress in the past, and still can.
Books
Feb. 1 2008 7:29 AMWinter BooksWhat Slate is reading this winter.
Culturebox
Dec. 1 2004 6:40 PMFree at Last!What Raúl Rivero's release from prison means for Cuba.
Slate's 10th Anniversary
Jan. 14 2004 3:31 PMOnly the Left Can Win the War of Ideas
Politics
Jan. 13 2004 3:50 PMIraq's Crack Polish Division
Politics
Jan. 12 2004 2:10 PMStopping Muslim Totalitarianism
Foreigners
Feb. 14 2003 12:43 PMWhy Germany Isn't ConvincedJoschka Fischer is wrong to resist the Iraq war. But he's not evil.
The Book Club
Jan. 17 2000 7:50 PM
High Concept
Oct. 30 1997 3:30 AMThe Cult of CheKnowing what we know, why do we still celebrate him?
Books
Oct. 8 1997 3:30 AMFuture ShockJohn Updike's science fiction.
Books
Sept. 10 1997 3:30 AMThe Hipness Is AllNathanael West revisited.
Jazz
Aug. 7 1997 3:30 AMThe Americanists Wynton Marsalis and Ornette Coleman.
Books
June 25 1997 3:30 AMHe-Who-SpeaksEnrique Krauze on the Aztec tendencies in Mexican history.
High Concept
June 5 1997 3:30 AMAllen Ginsberg's SecretWhat he did with Norman Podhoretz at Columbia.
Books
March 12 1997 3:30 AMThe RulesTime-tested secrets for becoming father of our country.

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Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
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