I am really enjoying journalist Kati Marton’s new book — an expose on her own family — titled Enemies of the People: My Family’s Journey to America.
The book is a poignant red flag for what people, seemingly decent citizens, can do to each other in a paranoid national security state. Marton was writing about her family’s travails in Hungary — but the book could be about a future, even a present, America.
I enjoyed this conversation with Kati Marton, who is a board member of the New America Foundation — and despite that affiliation, I feel quite unbiased about recommending the book highly.
And for another perspective on the book, read Jonathan Yardley’s superb review.
— Steve Clemons