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Michael Tomasky
Born 1960 (age 49–50)
Education West Virginia University,
New York University
Occupation commentator, author, editor
Nationality U.S. United States
Notable credit(s) Democracy,
Guardian America,
The American Prospect,
The New York Times Book Review,
The New York Review of Books

Michael Tomasky (born 1960) is a liberal American columnist, journalist and author. He is the editor in chief of Democracy, American editor-at-large at Guardian America, and a contributing editor for The American Prospect.

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Biography

Tomasky was born and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia. He attended West Virginia University as an undergraduate and then studied political science in graduate school at New York University. His work has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Harper's Weekly, The Nation, The Village Voice, The New York Review of Books, Dissent, Lingua Franca, George, and GQ. He currently lives with his wife in Silver Spring, Maryland.

From 1995 to 2002, Tomasky was a columnist at New York, where he wrote the "City Politic" column. He was later executive editor of The American Prospect, and remains a contributing editor.[1] On October 23, 2007 Guardian America was launched with Tomasky as its editor.[2] On March 3, 2009 he replaced Kenneth Baer as editor of U.S. political journal Democracy, at which time his title at The Guardian changed to editor-at-large.[3]

Tomasky is the author of Left for Dead: The Life, Death, and Possible Resurrection of Progressive Politics in America (1996), a study of the intellectual collapse of the American left, and of Hillary's Turn: Inside Her Improbable, Victorious Senate Campaign (2001), a chronicle of Hillary Clinton's successful election to the Senate in 2000.

Works

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Books

  • Left for Dead: The Life, Death, and Possible Resurrection of Progressive Politics in America, Michael Tomasky, Free Press, June 10, 1996, ISBN 978-0684827506
  • Hillary's Turn: Inside Her Improbable, Victorious Senate Campaign, Michael Tomasky, Free Press, February 15, 2001, ISBN 978-0684873022

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