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America and Other Fictions: On Radical Faith and Post-Religion Paperback – 30 Nov 2018

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Product details

  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Zero Books (30 Nov. 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1785358456
  • ISBN-13: 978-1785358456
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 1.8 x 21.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,154,935 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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In this book you'll rediscover America, the enchanted and cursed. For an age haunted with reactionary nostalgia, Ed Simon haunts readers with an American greatness that is both lovely and perverse, through masterfully told tales that look their subjects' original sins straight in the eye. His America is more than a country, more than an idea or a history or a code of laws; it's a system of worship, hitherto little-known as such to its own devotees. --Nathan Schneider, author of God in Proof: The Story of a Search from the Ancients to the Internet

About the Author

Ed Simon is a senior editor with the Marginalia Review of Books, a Channel of the Los Angeles Review of Books. He is a regular contributor on the subjects of literature, religion, culture, and politics at many publications including The Atlantic, The Paris Review and Jacobin. He lives in Arlington, Massachusetts.


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