C. Wright Mills

9780520258365My first book, Radical Ambition: C. Wright Mills, the Left, and American Social Thought, is a biography of an influential American social critic.  Mills is a fascinating thinker whose ideas remain relevant today.  His life offers an excellent vehicle to explore broader transformations in twentieth-century thought and politics.

For more details at the University of California Press site, click here.

Click here to hear a 2009 KPFA radio interview on Against the Grain.

I recently wrote an essay commemorating Mills’s 100th birthday for Jacobin.

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