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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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Transaction Man

Nicholas Lemann
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An Amazon Best History Book of 2019

"A splendid and beautifully written illustration of the tremendous importance public policy has for the daily lives of ordinary...

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Redemption

Nicholas Lemann
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"An arresting piece of popular history." —Sean Wilentz, The New York Times Book Review

Nicholas Lemann opens this extraordinary book with a riveting account of...

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The Big Test

Nicholas Lemann; With a new Afterword
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The widely acclaimed study of what's gone wrong in American higher education.

What do we know about the history, origin, design, and purpose of the SAT? Who invented it, and...

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