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Michael Kimmage

Michael Kimmage

Michael Kimmage is professor of history at the Catholic University of America, specializing in the history of the United States, Europe, and Russia.

He is author of The Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy (2020), In History’s Grip: Philip Roth’s Newark Trilogy (2012), and The Conservative Turn: Lionel Trilling, Whittaker Chambers, and the Lessons of Anti-Communism (2009).

Twitter: @mkimmage

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Menand’s Cold War
Books

Menand’s Cold War

Louis Menand’s new book The Free World is more Paris than Prague, more Rauschenberg than religion.

Michael Kimmage
Newt Gingrich and Our Hyperpartisan Moment
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Newt Gingrich and Our Hyperpartisan Moment

His rise—and an episode of “mindless cannibalism”—presaged today’s divisive politics.

Michael Kimmage