Kurt Andersen

Kurt Andersen is the author of three critically acclaimed novels — True Believers, as well as the earlier bestsellers Heyday and Turn of the Centuryand the nonfiction books Reset and The Real Thing. He also writes for television, film and the stage. In addition, he’s host of Studio 360, the Peabody Award-winning public radio program, and contributes regularly to Vanity Fair and The New York Times. Previously, he co-founded Spy magazine; served as editor-in-chief of New York and editorial director of Colors; and has been design critic for Time and a staff writer for The New Yorker.

  • Bestselling satire about media and technology and marriage at the turn of the 21st century
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  • An epic novel set in the 1840s, from revolutionary Paris to London, New York, and the California Gold Rush
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  • A suspenseful story of a woman’s political education in the 1960s and the secrets that have shaped her life since

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