Republic of Lies

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$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
St. Martins Press-3PL
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250231277

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About the Author
Anna Merlan is a journalist specializing in politics, crime, religion, subcultures, and women's lives. She is a reporter at the Special Projects Desk, the investigative division of Gizmodo Media Group. She was previously a senior reporter at Jezebel and staff writer at the Village Voice and the Dallas Observer. She lives in New York.
Reviews

"A captivating book that illuminates the landscape of conspiracy theories and what they might say about society as a whole."
--New York Magazine

"Meticulously researched."
--Mother Jones

"A frequently jaw-dropping, yet deeply sensitive and curious, journey through some of the most pervasive conspiracy theories in America today."
--Huffington Post

"Merlan approaches conspiracy theories and the people who believe them as a thoughtful, thorough journalist, looking at how those in power wield them at the expense of those who are destabilized and looking for answers. An amazing read."
--Corinne Segal, Literary Hub

"A fascinating perspective on the current political era."
--Refinery29

"Merlan's deeply researched, brilliantly synthesized . . . book carrie[s] warnings about the ways disinformation filters into the sphere of legitimate public discourse . . . Her message is chilling but it makes the case--and the space--for hope: if these harms were co-created, so too might be their solutions."
--Sarah Krasnostein's, Literary Hub

"[Merlan] is one of the sharpest reporter/commentators in the game."
--Flavorwire

"Engrossing assessment of the profitable mainstreaming of conspiracy mongering in civic and political life ... A lucid look at a slippery topic."
--Kirkus