Lee Siegel is the author of Harvard Is Burning, which has just been published as an Amazon Kindle Single.

2012 Vice Presidential Debate

How Joe Biden’s unprecedented performance broke new ground for politicians and television. By Lee Siegel.

Despite his reputation as a cold-hearted, aloof patrician, Gore Vidal was a man of powerful, appealing contradictions, writes Lee Siegel.


Lee Siegel on what the ferocious idolatry of the former president says about today’s right-wing insurgents.

The new bio of Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee has caused a stir. Lee Siegel on the perilous relationship between writer and subject.