Sam Tanenhaus edited The New York Times Book Review from 2004 to 2013. From 1999 to 2004 he was a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, where he wrote often on politics. Tanenhaus’s book Whittaker Chambers: A Biography won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
Books by Sam Tanenhaus
by Sam Tanenhaus
Whittaker Chambers was a key figure in the first major post-World War II spy cases. He was a disillusioned communist who is a fascinating man, and one of the attractions of this book is that it really gives Chambers his due.
Interviews with Sam Tanenhaus
The best books on Conservatism and Culture, recommended by Sam Tanenhaus
Sam Tanenhaus, editor of The New York Times Book Review from 2004 to 2013, explains how the American right reinvented itself as a cultural counter-revolution and selects five books as backgrounders to conservatism.
Interviews where books by Sam Tanenhaus were recommended
The best books on Communism in America, recommended by Harvey Klehr
Professor of politics and history at Emory University chooses five books on the American Communist movement and Soviet espionage in America—and argues that American spies did pose a genuine threat to national security