Louis Menand
  LOUIS MENAND is a scholar of American cultural history. His most famous work The Metaphysical Club (2001), a detailed history of American intellectual and philosophical life in the 19th and 20th centuries, received a Pulitzer Prize in history in 2002. It also received the 2002 Francis Parkman Prize. Menand then went on to publish American Studies (2002), a collection of essays and articles on people who have contributed to American culture. Menand is a staff writer for The New Yorker and was formerly Contributing Editor of The New York Review of Books.
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