Boomers, Busted

A talk with Kurt Andersen, author of True Believers

Kurt Andersen, 57, was a co-founder of Spy magazine, an editor-at-large at Time and editor in chief of New York magazine and is the host of public radio's Studio 360. His third and latest novel, True Believers, is about an attorney who withdraws her name as a Supreme Court candidate and confesses to participation in a 1960s radical plot.

This is a novel about baby boomers, whom I have been dying to learn about. Why haven't we heard more about the baby boomers?

I know, I know. Fortunately, Karen in True Believers is somebody who understands the tyranny of her generation....

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