Falling Upwards

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Falling Upwards

Essays in Defense of the Imagination

By Lee Siegel

Basic Books (AZ), Hardcover, 9780465078004, 337pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2006


From renowned critic Lee Siegel--hailed as a model of "original thinking and passionate writing"--a sometimes scathing, always thrilling examination of the state of contemporary art and culture, and beyond

About the Author
Lee Siegel is a renowned critic and essayist whose writing appears in "Harper's," "The New Republic," "Time," "The Atlantic Monthly," "The New Yorker," among other publications. He received the 2002 National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism. He is the author of "Falling Upwards." Siegel is a senior editor at "The New Republic." He lives with his wife and child in New York City.