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Jane Mayer is a staff writer for The New Yorker. She has received the John Chancellor Award, the George Polk Award, the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, and the I. F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence for her reporting at The New Yorker. She has written several nonfiction mostra'n més books including Landslide: The Unmaking of the President 1984-1988 written with Doyle McManus, Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas written with Jill Abramson, and Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals won the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Goldsmith Book Prize, the Edward Weintal Prize, the Ridenhour Prize, the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. (Bowker Author Biography) Jane Mayer has been a New York Times writer since 1995 and best-selling author of "The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals". (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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Crèdit de la imatge: Jane Mayer, journalist born 1955 (credit: Larry D. Moore, Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX, Nov. 1, 2008)

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The Best American Magazine Writing 2008 (2008) — Col·laborador — 46 exemplars
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The Best American Political Writing 2005 (2005) — Col·laborador — 36 exemplars
The Best American Political Writing 2009 (2009) — Col·laborador — 25 exemplars


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What a scathing description of the forces behind the near collapse of democracy we have witnessed in the United States. Even if the author has a liberal agenda, and even if only half of this book is unbiassedly reported, the situation is truly frightening. Worse still, it’s hard to envision a path out of this mess.
BBrookes | Hi ha 64 ressenyes més | Nov 25, 2023 |
Highlights the life of the seamstress who is credited with sewing the first American flag that had stars and stripes and relates the events surrounding its design. Discusses flag etiquette.
PlumfieldCH | Nov 4, 2023 |
Jane Mayer’s Dark Money is the ultimate in nightmare investigation of the Koch Brothers. They have their tentacles in all aspects of the planet. The way they have manipulated our way of life is scary real. It’s all here. The rise of the tea party, citizens united, obstruction of Obama, and reversing/eliminating any climate change rules. The best thing about the book is Jane’s writing clarity and refusing to sound academic and preachy. Hopefully this will be a wakeup call to an end of the wealthy 1% running the United States. And that dark money tactics of the ultra- rich Koch brothers comes to an end.… (més)
GordonPrescottWiener | Hi ha 64 ressenyes més | Aug 24, 2023 |
If you care about the direction our country is going, then move this to the top of your "to read" pile. Here is a link to a review that will give you a better idea than I can:
I would add that she explains how the Koch Brothers and their allies also focused on state government with an eye to gaining enough seats to win gerrymandering battles and one stellar example of their early success: North Carolina. The genius behind this strategy is Ed Gillespie, currently running for the Republican nomination for governor of Virginia. If Democrats want a place to rebuild, they should look to countering this strategy in the states or all the demographic shifts will still not bring them the victories they seem to take for granted will eventually come their way.… (més)
pollycallahan | Hi ha 64 ressenyes més | Jul 1, 2023 |



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