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. He is a contributing editor of ''The New Republic'' and a member of the editorial board of ''Dissent''. 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 an Advisory Editor at ''Fathom: For a deeper understanding of Israel and the region''. Provided by Wikipedia