Paul BermanPaul Lawrence Berman (born 1949) is an American writer on politics and literature.
His books include ''Terror and Liberalism'' (a ''New York Times'' best-seller in 2003), ''The Flight of the Intellectuals'', ''A Tale of Two Utopias'', ''Power and the Idealists'', and an illustrated children's book, ''Make-Believe Empire.'' He edited, among other anthologies, ''Carl Sandburg: Selected Poems'', for the American Poets Project of the Library of America.
Born to a Jewish family, Berman attended Columbia University, receiving an M.A. in American history in 1973. Berman was a longtime contributor to ''The Village Voice'', then ''The New Republic''. He is critic-at-large at ''Tablet'', a member of the editorial board of ''Dissent'', and an Advisory Editor at ''Fathom''. He has been awarded fellowships from the MacArthur and Guggenheim foundations and from the Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers at the New York Public Library. He was a Regents' Lecturer at the University of California, Irvine, and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University. He is also . Provided by Wikipedia