Speaker - Susan Jacoby

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Susan Jacoby is the author of Never Say Die and The Age of American Unreason. She began her writing career as a reporter for The Washington Post, and has been a contributor to a wide range of periodicals and newspapers for more than 25 years on topics including law, religion, medicine, aging, women's rights, political dissent in the Soviet Union and Russian literature.

Jacoby has been the recipient of grants from the Guggenheim, Rockefeller and Ford Foundations, as well as the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 2001-2002, she was named a fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Jacoby's other books include Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism (2004); Wild Justice: The Evolution of Revenge, a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1984, and Half-Jew: A Daughter's Search for Her Family's Buried Past.

5 Programs

Susan Jacoby: Never Say Die

02.24.11 | 00:58:59 min | 0 comments

CUNY Highlight Reel

02.19.10 | 00:05:28 min | 0 comments

The Great Issues Forum: Varieties of Nonbelief

12.07.09 | 01:19:59 min | 19 comments

Battle of Ideas: The Battle for Truth

11.01.08 | 01:50:21 min | 1 comment

Susan Jacoby on The Age of American Unreason

04.24.08 | 01:02:22 min | 3 comments