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The selling of clarence thomas by jane mayer, jill abramson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. In march of 1992, a sensational investigative report by an unknown journalist was published in a littleread magazine. I listened in full to yesterdays hourlong interview of jane mayer on nprs fresh air. Jane mayer on how mitch mcconnell became trumps enablerinchief new yorker staff writer jane mayer talks about how the senate majority leader has thrown his support behind the president, and.

Steve inskeep talks to author jane mayer about her new book dark money. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Jane mayer on how mitch mcconnell became trumps enabler npr. Nprs book concierge is your guide to 2018s best reads. Author jane mayer in conversation with hanna rosin. She writes for the new yorker and authored a book about the koch brothers, called, dark money.

Jane mayer is a staff writer for the new yorker whos won numerous honors including the george polk award. From the bestselling author of the dark side, an electrifying work of investigative journalism that uncovers the agenda of this powerful group. An interview with petra mayer, npr books editor by sb sarah aug 7, 2015 at 3. Npr s brings you news about books and authors along with our picks for great reads. Todays episode features jane mayer, this years winner. The hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right ebook written by jane mayer. Thats according to jane mayer who profiles robert mercer, the billionaire who helped donald trump win the presidency. The hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right 2016 is a nonfiction book written by the american investigative journalist jane mayer, about a network of extremely wealthy conservative republicans, foremost among them charles and david koch, who have together funded an array of organizations that work in tandem to influence academic institutions. The book is written in straightforward and largely unemotional prose, but it reads as if conceived in quiet anger. Use our tags to filter books and find the perfect read for yourself or someone you love. Back in the dubya years, we contrasted her giggly, tickly franken interview with a very hostile bill oreilly interview, where he actually stormed out of the studio. Shop amongst our popular books, including 17, dark money, the dark side and more from jane mayer. In her new preface, jane mayer discusses the results of the most.

Longtime npr fresh air host terry gross is completely in the tank for al franken. Gross is also a big fan of new yorker writer jane mayer, so its completely predictable that she. Jane mayer is a staff writer for the new yorker magazine with 25 videos in the cspan video library. Journalist jane mayer on the many mysteries in the. But in the judgment of at least one of the countrys most distinguished presidential scholars, the legal steps taken by the bush administration in its war against terrorism were a quantum leap beyond earlier blots on the countrys history and traditions. New yorker staff writer jane mayer talks about how the senate majority leader has thrown his support behind the president, and allowed the. Mayer also introduces the new npr feature read watch binge which recommends books, podcasts, and tv shows to fans of particular movies. By publishing stories the new yorker about corporate influence on politics and government coverups, she enables the public to scrutinize current events and hold public. New yorker writer jane mayer says the senate majority leader has thrown. Jane mayer is a staff writer for the new yorker and the author of three bestselling and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction books. Mix and match the filters below and the years above to explore more than 2,000 recommendations from npr staff and trusted critics.

Petra mayer editor, npr books silver spring, maryland broadcast media. Philip gourevitch documents prisoner abuse at abu ghraib. Agreed, trump seems to have stepped in it deep and the spooks have him. The dark side is a dramatic, riveting, and definitive narrative account of how the united states made selfdestructive decisions in the pursuit of terrorists around the worlddecisions that not only violated the constitution, but also hampered the pursuit of al qaeda.

In spellbinding detail, jane mayer relates the impact of these decisions by which key players, namely vice president dick. In recent years, she has written for that publication regarding. Jane mayer on the rise of conservative orthodoxy on the media. Summer and long vacations are great opportunities to luxuriate in a good read. Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by npr staff and critics. The selling of clarence thomas, with jill abramson, which was a finalist for the national book award. Jane mayer on charles and david koch, the billionaire brothers who pour a great deal of money into tea party efforts that attack obama and environmentalism. New yorker staff writer jane mayer talks about how the senate majority leader has thrown his support behind the president, and allowed the president to diminish congressional power in spite of the fact that trump and mcconnell are opposites in several ways.

New yorker staff writer jane mayer spoke with terry gross about how mitch mcconnell became president trumps enablerinchief. Jane mayer has been a staff writer at the new yorker since 1995. The new york public library is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the helen bernstein book award for excellence in journalism. Jane mayer is an awardwinning staff writer for the new yorker and the author of three bestselling and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction books. John keane sydney morning herald the new york times the 10 best books of 2016 the new york times 100 notable books of 2016 nprs best books of 2016 about the author jane mayer is an awardwinning staff writer for the new yorker and the author of three bestselling and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction books. Jane mayer lifts the curtain on dark money and the. What happened to jane mayer when she wrote about the koch. Well, i mean, it was if you go back and look and what ive tried to do in the dark side is take all the facts and put them back in order, so people can understand this as a.

Jane mayer dark money national bestseller one of the new york times 10 best books of the year who are the immensely wealthy rightwing ideologues shaping the fate of america today. Jane mayer, staff writer for the new yorker and the author of three bestselling and critically acclaimed books, will appear in conversation with hanna rosin, cohost of nprs invisibilia podcast, and a national correspondent at the atlantic. Kennedy book award, the james aronson award for social justice journalism, the toner prize for political reporting, the i. Jane meredith mayer born 1955 is an american investigative journalist who has been a staff writer for the new yorker since 1995. The unmaking of the president, 19841988, with doyle mcmanus, and strange justice.

This prestigious award is given annually to journalists whose books have brought clarity and public attention to important issues, events, or policies. It is this conservative ascendancy that jane mayer chronicles in dark money. Journalist jane mayer on the accusations against sen. The hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right by jane mayer. Doing their bit to keep the narrative alive, msnbc and npr provided mayer a forum to tout her work shortly after publication last week. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read dark money. Jane mayer on how mitch mcconnell became trumps enablerinchief new yorker staff writer jane mayer talks about how the senate majority leader has thrown his support behind the president, and allowed the president to diminish congressional power in spite of the fact that trump and mcconnell are opposites in several ways. With her academic chops and journalists training, jane mayer is able to tell indepth stories to the american public that otherwise would not get the treatment they deserve. December 6, 2016 the book concierge is back and bigger than ever. Mayer, a new yorker writer and author of the new book dark money, says she was falsely accused of plagiarism and investigated by the firm of. New yorker reporter jane mayer on kavanaugh, the koch.

Produced by rose friedman, petra mayer, beth novey and meghan sullivan executive producer. The new yorker investigative reporter recently did a deep dive into the accusations of sexual misconduct that forced sen. Politics, books air date 082008 jane mayer shares the dark side on the war on terror. Mitch mcconnells calculated decision to become trumps. Al franken hear the fresh air program for july 25, 2019.

Jane mayer on the decadesold infrastructure created by conservative billionaires to help propagate conservative ideology and protect their interests. Her latest book now out in paperback is dark money. National bestseller one of the new york times 10 best books of the year who are the immensely wealthy rightwing ideologues shaping the fate of america today. Mitch mcconnells calculated decision to become trumps enablerin chief, explained new yorker writer jane mayer says the senate majority leader has thrown his support behind the president. Targeting jane mayer, while apparently accurate and legitimate criticism, seems a bit over the top, but a spade is a spade. Political power in the united states no longer lies with the two major political parties, but rather with a tiny group of rich megadonors. Books by jane mayer all formats audiobooks kindle books hardcover paperback sort by. Though it wasnt clear at the time, david brocks article, the real anita hill, which appeared in the american spectator, marked the beginning of one of the nastiest decades in american political. The magazines chief washington correspondent, she covers politics, culture, and national security. Jane mayer on the fox news white house past administrations have had favored members of the press, says new yorker investigative reporter jane mayer, but nothing where someone is so close in. The hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the. Mitch mcconnells calculated decision to become trumps enablerin chief, explained new yorker writer jane mayer says the senate majority. The hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right.

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