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Commodify Your Dissent: Salvos from the Baffler (1997) — Redaktør; Introduktion — 397 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 14: The God That Sucked (2001) — Redaktør — 75 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 11: Mid-Cult Today (1998) — Redaktør — 53 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 10: The Folklore of Capitalism (1997) — Redaktør — 52 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 12: Then Came Nylon (1999) — Redaktør — 47 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 13: Vox Populoid (1999) — Redaktør — 45 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 15: Civilization with a Krag (2002) — Redaktør — 41 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 16: NASCAR, How Proud a Sound! (2003) — Redaktør — 40 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 9: An Injury to All (1997) — Redaktør — 34 eksemplarer
No Future for You: Salvos from The Baffler (2014) — Redaktør — 28 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 8: The Cultural Miracle (1995) — Redaktør — 25 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 17: Superslayer Storybook (2006) — Redaktør — 22 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 7: The City in the Age of Information (1995) — Redaktør — 16 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 6: Dark Age (1994) — Redaktør — 13 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 18: Margin Call (2010) — Redaktør — 12 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 5: Alternative to What? (1993) — Redaktør — 5 eksemplarer
The Baffler, No. 4: Twenty-nothing (1993) — Redaktør — 5 eksemplarer
The Empty Centre 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Best American Political Writing 2004 (2004) — Bidragyder — 41 eksemplarer
The Best American Political Writing 2005 (2005) — Bidragyder — 37 eksemplarer

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Mission Hills, Kansas, USA
Washington, D.C., USA
University of Kansas
University of Virginia
University of Chicago
political analyst
The Baffler (founder, editor)
The Wall Street Journal
Harper's Magazine
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Lannan Literary Fellowship (2004)
Joe Spieler
Kort biografi
Thomas Frank is a former columnist for The Wall Street Journal and Harper's. Frank is founding editor of The Baffler and writes regularly for Salon. He lives outside Washington, D.C. [adapted from Listen, Liberal (2016)]



(2004)Non-Fiction. political analysis of why a state like Kansas would vote so strongly Republican, when most of the population would benefit more from Democrats being in office.
derailer | 41 andre anmeldelser | Jan 25, 2024 |
I'm not sure how his head didn't explode from cognitive dissonance as he wrote this book. I am well over half-way done, and I'm trying to connect my own experiences with politics (beginning in the late 70s during the Carter era) to his writing. I can't. I realize that he's focussed on Populism, but heck no.
rabbit-stew | 8 andre anmeldelser | Dec 31, 2023 |
To the extent that Thomas Frank doesn't scruple to gore sacred cows, He is the H.L. Mencken of our time. I particularly appreciate his criticism of the boundless optimism--and therefore boundless myopia--of the tech sector of our culture and economy. Maybe, just maybe, apps really haven't made out lives all that much better. To put it another way, the Uber app has mades its authors' lives better, but not the lives of the taxi drivers whose livelihoods it has disrupted and whom it may well impoverish.

Like Mencken, Mr. Frank is a superb stylist. I just wish he--and the rest of the world--would refrain from using the noun "reference" as a verb.
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Mark_Feltskog | 34 andre anmeldelser | Dec 23, 2023 |

The facts tend to support his analysis.
Mark_Feltskog | 13 andre anmeldelser | Dec 23, 2023 |



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