Kurt Andersen

Kurt Andersen is a writer.

His latest book is Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History(2017). He’s also the author of the critically acclaimed, bestselling novels True Believers (2012), Heyday (2007) and Turn of the Century (1999).

He is also host and co-creator of Studio 360, the cultural magazine show produced by Public Radio International. It is broadcast on 217 stations and distributed by podcast to almost 1 million listeners in all each week. The show won Peabody Awards for broadcast excellence in both 2005 and 2013.​

As an editor, he co-founded the transformative independent magazine Spy, which increased its circulation tenfold and became profitable after just three years. He also served as editor-in- chief of New York during the mid-90s, presiding over its editorial reinvigoration and record profitability.

Bio via kurtandersen.com

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