Books by Richard Lingeman

Richard Lingeman is a senior editor of The Nation. His books include Small Town America: A Narrative Hisory, 1620-Present; Don't You Know There's a War On? The American Home Front, 1941-1945 (recently reissued with a new introduction); An American Journ

Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"The film criticism is more rewarding than the doctrinaire leftist exposition of the period's history."
Paranoia and anomie in late-1940s America. Read full book review >
Released: April 25, 2006

"Sometimes familiar, sometimes fascinating discussion of the choreography of friendship, of the roots and routes of rivalry."
Literary friendships form and then sometimes falter or fail because writers, like the rest of us, grow away from each other, become competitive or have a failure to communicate. Read full book review >