Are Americans sacrificing the possibility of a more tolerant humanity for a suffocating guarantee of fidelity, a frigid prospect that seemingly unites the commissars of the politically correct left as much as it does the thought police of the puritanical right?
One of our most trenchant critics takes a withering look at how contemporary essayists in a global world have gone increasingly, foolishly, local.
Posted on Nov 29, 2007
Cristina Nehring has written for numerous publications, including The Atlantic, Harper’s Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, Conde Nast Traveler and the London Review of Books. She is the author of “A Vindication of Love: Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty-first Century.”