Item description for Serpents in the Garden: Liaisons With Culture & Sex (Counterpunch Anthology) by Alexander Cockburn...
The latest in the award-winning Counterpunch series detonates an explosion of voracious, opinionated and witty fireworks on the unexpected intersections of politics, art, music, architecture and sex.
In addition to 13 essays by Cockburn and St. Clair-dissecting everything from Angelina Jolie's connections to sex, death and the French Revolution to their famous "best books of the last 100 years." Serpents in the Garden showcases essays from the nation's most exciting and radical cultural critics-including music historian Bruce Jackson, historian Peter Linebaugh, Lenni Brenner, scriptwriter Ben Tripp, blues pianist David Vest, sex therapist Susan Block, JoAnn Wypijewski, folklorist Susan Davis, Ron Jacobs, Susan Martinez and Andrew Cockburn.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.32" Width: 5.04" Height: 0.94" Weight: 0.97 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2004
Publisher AK Press
ISBN 1902593944 ISBN13 9781902593944
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More About Alexander Cockburn
Alexander Cockburn (1941-2012) was the coeditor of "CounterPunch "and the author of a number of titles, including "Corruptions of Empire," "The Golden Age Is in Us," "Washington Babylon "(with Ken Silverstein), and "Imperial Crusades." One of three brothers, all journalists, he was the son of the journalist and author Claud Cockburn. Born in Ireland and educated in Scotland and England, he moved to America in 1972, soon establishing himself as a radical reporter and commentator, writing for the "Village Voice," the "New York Review of Books," "Esquire "and "Harpers." He also wrote regular columns for the "Nation," "Wall Street Journal," "Los Angeles Times," "New Statesman," and his influential newsletter "CounterPunch." In 1991 he settled in Petrolia, a rural hamlet in Humboldt County, Northern California, where he remained until his death.