Benjamin Balint presents a history of the Jewish cultural and political magazine, Commentary. Founded following World WarII, the magazine was considered a home for leftist politics and new writers such as Philip Roth and Bernard Malamud. The author recalls that as time passed the periodical shifted its political leanings from the left to the right. Mr. Balint explores why the editorial shift occurred. He discusses his book at Eliot Bay BookCompany in Seattle. close
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