Kurt Andersen journeys into the 1960s in his newest novel True Believers.
Bestselling and critically acclaimed author of Heyday and Turn of the Century is back with his powerful and moving novel True Believers. Kurt Andersen's seductive storytelling alternates between the 1960s and the present, and it indelibly captures the enduring impact of that time on the ways we live now.
Andersen hosts and co-created Studio 360, the Peabody Award-winning cultural magazine show. As an editor, he co-founded the transformative, satirical monthly magazine Spy, which had memorable, humorous articles targeting American media and iconic figures such as Martha Stewart, Donald Trump and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Come hear from one of the great cultural critics of our time discuss his dazzling new novel.
Host of public radio’s Peabody Award–winning Studio 360, Kurt Andersen is also cofounder and editor of Spy magazine. He is a regular contributor to Vanity Fair, the New York Times, New York, and Time, and has authored three novels, the most recent being True Believers (2012).
In Kurt Andersen's new novel True Believers, he posits the idea that today's political landscape is beginning to resemble the fictional world of the James Bond canon. Complete with over-sized characters that seem unbelievable, Andersen argues that distinction between truth and fiction is starting to blur.