Kurt Andersen is the author of the novels True Believers, Heyday, and Turn of the Century, and has written for film, television, and stage. He is the host and co-creator of the Peabody Award winning Studio 360, a weekly radio show about arts and culture.
The US and UK paperback editions of Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History -- an instant New York Times bestseller -- are out now. Read more about the book here, or order the paperback at po.st/K0lEWA
"It's really a great book. I'm grateful for it. It's an important book. This should be required reading."
Marc Maron, WTF with Marc Maron
"A great revisionist history of America."
Sunday New York Times
"A stunning, sweeping explanation of how we got to Trump. The most important book that I have read this year."
Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC
“If you’re trying to get a handle on how we landed in a pile of Trump, Fantasyland offers a clear, persuasive historical framework” in “prose that’s lucid, supple, and powered by paradox.”
The Boston Globe