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Kurt Andersen is the author of the novels Heyday and Turn of the Century, among other books. He writes for television, film, and the stage, contributes to Vanity Fair, and hosts the public radio program Studio 360. He has previously been a columnist for New York, The New Yorker, and Time, editor in chief of New York, and co-founder of Spy. He lives in Brooklyn.
Kurt Andersen’s short bio on Amazon.com describes True Believers as “a novel about youth, secrets, lies, politics, love and James Bond. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Mal Warwick
I read this with my reading group. Several of us didn't finish the book.Published 3 months ago by NY Teacher
I read a lot. Every once in a while I find a book that I bond with and literally can't put down. True believers has become my Most Favorite Book of all times!Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Amazing insight into emotions and experiences of politically aware young people brought up in the 60's. Read morePublished 4 months ago by srkirk
I don't think it's even worth one star.
I couldn't even finish this book it was so awful. I read many books a month and this was the first book in years I didn't finish. Read more
Thanks for reviewing most important happenings and people in the sixties, which incredibly and incidentally touched Karen Hollander- the protagonist. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Russell S. Marshall
Although it toes the line I hate, the one where you can tell the author has a manuscript in mind and can she the movie on their head, I really enjoyed it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rebecca
I gave this book a 4 star rating because of many reasons. It was a fun read and it seemed as though the author did his homework in trying to capture the chaos that was the 60's in... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Todd Huller
Bor-ing! If you were a radical in the 1960s, you’ll love this book. But if you’re like me and went to a couple of peace rallies and then happily sauntered back to your apartment to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by deborah annan