Nicholas Lemann

Nicholas Lemann, born in New Orleans in 1954, began his journalistic career there and then worked at Washington Monthly, Washington Post, and Texas Monthly, of which he was executive editor. A frequent contributor to national magazines, he was national correspondent of The Atlantic Monthly and is now a staff writer at The New Yorker. His books include the prizewinning The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America (1991).


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Redemption

Nicholas Lemann
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

“An arresting piece of popular history.” —Sean Wilentz, The New York Times Book Review Nicholas Lemann opens this extraordinary book with a riveting...


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The Big Test

Nicholas Lemann; With a new Afterword
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What do we know about the history, origin, design, and purpose of the SAT? Who invented it, and why? How did it acquire such a prominent and lasting position...


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