Chris Hedges
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Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges is a cultural critic and author who was a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades for The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Christian Science Monitor and National Public Radio. He reported from Latin American, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He was a member of the team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for The New York Times coverage of global terrorism, and he received the 2002 Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism. Hedges, who holds a Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School, is the author of the bestsellers American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America, Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle and was a National Book Critics Circle finalist for his book War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. He is a Senior Fellow at The Nation Institute and writes an online column for the web site Truthdig. He has taught at Columbia University, New York University, Princeton University and the University of Toronto.

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Best Sellers

    • America: The Farewell Tour

    • By: Chris Hedges
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 122

    A profound and provocative examination of America in crisis, where unemployment, deindustrialization, and a bitter hopelessness and malaise have resulted in an epidemic of diseases of despair - drug abuse, suicide, xenophobia, and a culture of sadism and hate....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a quite good book

    • By V. Davis on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $22.67

    • American Fascists

    • The Christian Right and the War on America
    • By: Chris Hedges, Eunice Wong
    • Narrated by: Chris Hedges, Eunice Wong
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    Twenty-five years ago, when Pat Robertson and other televangelists first spoke of the United States being a Christian nation, it was hard to take such hyperbolic rhetoric seriously. No more....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Still rings frighteningly true 10 years later.

    • By Adrian on 07-19-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Empire of Illusion

    • The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
    • By: Chris Hedges
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    We now live in two Americas. One - now the minority - functions in a print-based, literate world that can cope with complexity and can separate illusion from truth. The other - the majority - is retreating from a reality-based world into one of false certainty and magic....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A superficial tirade

    • By Diueine Monteiro on 04-24-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Death of the Liberal Class

    • By: Chris Hedges
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    Chris Hedges examines the failure of the liberal class to confront the rise of the corporate state and the consequences of a liberalism that has become profoundly bankrupted....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Integrity-Can You Tell Me Where It's Gone?

    • By Mel on 06-14-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning

    • By: Chris Hedges
    • Narrated by: Chris Hedges
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    Drawing on his own experience and on the literature of combat from Homer to Michael Herr, Hedges shows how war seduces not just those on the front lines but entire societies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful, perceptive, personal

    • By llr on 08-08-07

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Unspeakable

    • By: Chris Hedges
    • Narrated by: Chris Hedges, Michael Quinlan
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202

    Chris Hedges on the most taboo topics in America, with David Talbot....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Complexity of corporate neoliberalism explained

    • By Dwayne on 11-09-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Wages of Rebellion

    • By: Chris Hedges
    • Narrated by: David deVries
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224

    Revolutions come in waves and cycles. We are again riding the crest of a revolutionary epic, much like 1848 or 1917, from the Arab Spring to movements against austerity in Greece to the Occupy movement....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, important book

    • By Eric L, Montreal on 09-06-15

    Regular price: $19.99

    • I Don't Believe in Atheists

    • By: Chris Hedges
    • Narrated by: Chris Hedges
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    There are two radical and dangerous sides to the debate on faith and religion in America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Puzzeled by the Title?

    • By C. A. T. on 03-30-14

    Regular price: $18.86

    • Collateral Damage

    • America's War Against Iraqi Civilians
    • By: Chris Hedges, Laila Al-Arian
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Hedges and Al-Arian spent several months interviewing Iraqi war veterans to expose the patterns of the occupation and how it affects Iraqi civilians....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vivid and Relevant: one of the best war books...

    • By Kevin on 06-18-14

    Regular price: $13.99

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