PETER C. BAKER


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Fiction     //     Non     //     Short reviews and etc.                




Missing the Story: how social science mangles the Kitty Genovese story

The Nation, April 28, 2014


Electric Schlock: Gina Perry debunks Stanley Milgram's bogus obedience experiments

Pacific Standard, November/December 2013


Fight Clubs: Napoleon Chagnon and the Yanomami

The Nation Spring Books issue, June 3, 2013


The Real World of Monet: Eva Figes's Light, a novel about the painter's Giverny household

The New Yorker online, January 10, 2013


Suspicious Minds: thrillers, spycraft, secrets, literature

The Nation, January 7-14, 2013 


For Real: the PEN / ACLU Torture Report

The Nation, August 13-20, 2012


Not In Our Town: localized anti-torture efforts in Smithfield, North Carolina

The Caravan, March 2012


Occupy Wilmington

n + 1, December 29, 2011


Baseness: Jonathan Hansen's history of Guantánamo Bay, 1494 to the present

The Nation, December 19, 2011


The High Wire: Deborah Eisenberg's short stories (behind subscription wall; here's a .pdf)

The Nation, July 28, 2010