Books by William Pfaff

THE BULLET’S SONG by William Pfaff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2004

"Pfaff's thesis is elusive and his narrative allusive, but this long essay on the dangers of giving intellectuals too much power and influence—as grave as giving them to morons—is full of useful provocations."
A most literary book on the fine distinctions and fanatical actions born of wanting to make heavens on earth. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Urbane and intelligent: a useful analysis of a rapidly changing phenomenon."
A timely look at nationalism, a phenomenon more often noted than analyzed, by Pfaff (Barbarian Sentiments, 1989, etc.), longtime political commentator for The New Yorker, The International Herald Tribune, and The Los Angeles Times. Read full book review >

In the polemic tone of an op-ed piece, Pfaff (Condemned to Freedom, 1971) considers the world's major economic powers at the end of the 20th century. Read full book review >