Evan Eisenberg

Evan Eisenberg is the author of The Ecology of Eden (Knopf, Vintage) and of The Recording Angel, which was recently reissued in an expanded edition by Yale University Press. His articles, essays, and humor have appeared in The New Yorker, Time, The Atlantic, The New Republic, Slate, the New York Times, and numerous other periodicals. For a brief interval during the twentieth century he was a music columnist for The Nation.

Ode to John McCain, Political Magician Ode to John McCain, Political Magician

With apologies to David Blaine, and none to John McCain, an ode to a political magician.

Sep 26, 2008 / Editorial / Evan Eisenberg

Vulcans Triumphant: The Victory Bash Vulcans Triumphant: The Victory Bash

Republicans in Congress have set aside $20 million for a gala in Washington to celebrate victory in Iraq and Afghanistan. The party may be postponed for a while, but the program h...

Nov 21, 2006 / Feature / Evan Eisenberg

The Baker Report, Leaked! The Baker Report, Leaked!

Stay the course? Cut and run? Cut the crap? What will former Secretary of State James A. Baker III propose after the midterm elections, when the bipartisan Iraq Study Group reveals...

Nov 2, 2006 / Editorial / Evan Eisenberg

We’ll Always Have Geneva We’ll Always Have Geneva

The Military Comissions Act of 2006 gives the Geneva Conventions a bold, new American twist. Here's a look at the bill's final markup.

Oct 2, 2006 / Feature / Evan Eisenberg