Amy Waldman

Amy Waldman was a reporter with the New York Times for eight years. For three years she was co-chief of the South Asia bureau, and is the author of an article entitled, "Lonely Hearts, Classy Dreams, Empty Wallets" which appeared in the June 1995 issue of the Washington Monthly. She earned her undergraduate degree from Yale University.


Volume 15

Guests on Volume 15: Jean Bethke Elshtain, on Democracy on Trial; Barry Alan Shain, on communalism in early American Protestantism; Christopher Wolfe, on the moral basis for strong local government; A. G. Mojtabai, on how contemporary novelists ignore religion; Robert Pinsky, on the challenges of translating Dante's Inferno; Suzanne Wolfe, on choosing books for children; Amy Waldman, on the ersatz community of TV shopping networks; Mark Crispin Miller, on the dehumanized feeling so common in modern advertising; Ted Prescott, on the Whitney Biennial, Bruce Nauman, and the "Mutant Materials" exhibit; and Edward Rothstein, on the inner meaning of music and mathematics.