At the heart of Steve Slick’s September 26 review of my book Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World’s Best Writers, lies an unstated riddle: When do democratic institutions allow themselves to censor? Slick is not exceptionally praising of my book, which is itself a critique of a secrecy regime that begins when such censorship is normalized.
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Joel Whitney Fri, Oct 27, 2017, 11:00 AM
Steve Slick Tue, Sep 26, 2017, 10:23 AM
A review of Joel Whitney's book, Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World's Best Writers (OR Books, 2017).