Adam Shatz is a contributing editor at the London Review of Books and a former literary editor of The Nation. He has worked at The New York Times Book Review, Lingua Franca and The New Yorker. Shatz is the editor of Prophets Outcast: A Century of Dissident Jewish Writing About Zionism and Israel (Nation Books). He also edited Lingua Franca’s book reviews and has reported from Lebanon and Algeria for The New York Review of Books. Shatz has contributed numerous articles on politics, music and culture to The Nation, The New York Review of Books, the Village Voice, American Prospect and The New York Times.
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