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John Leonard

John Leonard reviews books every month for Harper’s Magazine and television every week for New York magazine. His essays and articles also appear regularly in The Nation, The New York Review of Books, and The New York Times Book Review. He has been the editor of The New York Times Book Review, co-literary editor, with his wife Sue, of The Nation, and media critic for CBS Sunday Morning. His ten books include Private Lives in the Imperial City, The Last Innocent White Man in America, and When the Kissing Had to Stop: Cult Studs, Khmer Newts, Langley Spooks, Techno-Geeks, Video Drones, Author Gods, Serial Killers, Vampire Media, Alien Sperm-Suckers, Satanic Therapists, and Those of Us Who Hold a Left-Wing Grudge in the Post Toasties New World Hip-Hop.