Noam Chomsky

100 Noam Chomsky Recommended Books

Noam Chomsky is a linguist, philosopher, political activist, and author. He is one of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and has made significant contributions to the fields of linguistics, cognitive science, philosophy, and politics. Chomsky's work has had a profound impact on the development of linguistics, cognitive science, and philosophy.

100 Books recommended by Noam Chomsky

The Crisis of Democracy

The Crisis of Democracy

Report on the Governability of Democracies to the Trilateral Commission

Author :Michel Crozier

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Churchill

Churchill

Author :Clive Ponting

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The Uses of Haiti

The Uses of Haiti

Author :Paul Farmer

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Instruments of Statecraft

Instruments of Statecraft

U.S. Guerilla Warfare, Counter-Insurgency, Counter-Terrorism, 1940-1990

Author :Michael McClintock

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Economic Liberalism and Under-development

Economic Liberalism and Under-development

Author :Frederick Clairmonte

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The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1947-1951

The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1947-1951

Author :Ilan Pappé

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Panic Rules!

Panic Rules!

Everything You Need to Know about the Global Economy

Author :Robin Hahnel

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Selling Free Enterprise

Selling Free Enterprise

The Business Assault on Labor and Liberalism, 1945-60

Author :Elizabeth A. Fones-Wolf

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Exporting Democracy

Exporting Democracy

The United States and Latin America

Author :Abraham F. Lowenthal

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Power Without Responsibility

Power Without Responsibility

Press, Broadcasting and the Internet in Britain

Author :James Curran

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Empire of Fortune

Empire of Fortune

Crowns, Colonies & Tribes in the Seven Years War in America

Author :Francis Jennings

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The Discovery of India

The Discovery of India

Author :Jawaharlal Nehru

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Safe for Democracy

Safe for Democracy

The Anglo-American Response to Revolution, 1913-1923

Author :Lloyd C. Gardner

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Transformation of American Law, 1870-1960

The Transformation of American Law, 1870-1960

The Crisis of Legal Orthodoxy

Author :Morton J. Horwitz

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Danger and Survival

Danger and Survival

Choices About the Bomb in the First Fifty Years

Author :McGeorge Bundy

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Das Kapital

Das Kapital

A Critique of Political Economy

Author :Karl Marx

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Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Author :Norman G. Finkelstein

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Ruthless Criticism

Ruthless Criticism

New Perspectives in U.S. Communication History

Author :Robert W. McChesney

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

European Empires

European Empires

From Conquest to Collapse, 1815-1960

Author :V.G. Kiernan

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Collusion Across the Jordan

Collusion Across the Jordan

King Abdullah, the Zionist Movement, and the Partition of Palestine

Author :Avi Shlaim

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Politics of Health Policy

The Politics of Health Policy

The U.S. Reforms, 1980 - 1994

Author :Vicente Navarro

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Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda

The True Story of Radical Islam

Author :Jason Burke

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Culture, Inc.

Culture, Inc.

The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression

Author :Herbert I. Schiller

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Anarcho-Syndicalism

Anarcho-Syndicalism

Author :Rudolf Rocker

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Expulsion of the Palestinians

Expulsion of the Palestinians

The Concept of "Transfer" in Zionist Political Thought, 1882-1948

Author :Nur Masalha

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The Price of Power

The Price of Power

Kissinger in the Nixon White House

Author :Seymour Hersh

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The CIA

The CIA

Forgotten History

Author :William Blum

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Accumulation and Power

Accumulation and Power

Economic History of the United States

Author :Richard B. DuBoff

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The United States and Fascist Italy, 1922-1940

The United States and Fascist Italy, 1922-1940

Author :David F. Schmitz

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

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Qaddafi and the United States since 1969

Qaddafi and the United States since 1969

Author :P. Edward Haley

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Condemned to Repetition

Condemned to Repetition

The United States and Nicaragua

Author :Robert A. Pastor

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A Thousand Days

A Thousand Days

John F. Kennedy in the White House

Author :Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

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Cambodia, 1975-1982

Cambodia, 1975-1982

Author :Michael Vickery

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Quality of Mercy

The Quality of Mercy

Cambodia, Holocaust and Modern Conscience

Author :William Shawcross

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Conflicting Missions

Conflicting Missions

Havana, Washington, Pretoria

Author :Piero Gleijeses

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Emergence of a Free Press

Emergence of a Free Press

Author :Leonard W. Levy

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Marshall Plan

The Marshall Plan

America, Britain and the Reconstruction of Western Europe, 1947–1952

Author :Michael J. Hogan

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Long Peace

The Long Peace

Inquiries Into the History of the Cold War

Author :John Lewis Gaddis

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Reflections on the Cuban Missile Crisis

Reflections on the Cuban Missile Crisis

Author :Raymond Garthoff

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Intervention

Intervention

How America Became Involved in Vietnam

Author :George McTurnan Kahin

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The Wealth of Nations

The Wealth of Nations

Author :Adam Smith

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A Preponderance of Power

A Preponderance of Power

National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War

Author :Melvyn P. Leffler

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Between Serb and Albanian

Between Serb and Albanian

A History of Kosovo

Author :Miranda Vickers

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The Iran Contra-Connection

The Iran Contra-Connection

Secret Teams and Covert Operations in the Reagan Era

Author :Jane Hunter

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The CIA and American Democracy

The CIA and American Democracy

Author :Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

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Right Turn

Right Turn

The Decline of the Democrats and the Future of American Politics

Author :Thomas Ferguson

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The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials

The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials

A Personal Memoir

Author :Telford Taylor

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The Regan Administration and Nicaragua

The Regan Administration and Nicaragua

Author :James Petras

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Confronting the Third World

Confronting the Third World

Author :Gabriel Kolko

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The Real Terror Network

The Real Terror Network

Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda

Author :Edward S. Herman

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The Age of Terror

The Age of Terror

America and the World After September 11

Author :Strobe Talbott

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Washington's War on Nicaragua

Washington's War on Nicaragua

Author :Holly Sklar

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The State of the World's Children

The State of the World's Children

1997

Author :UNICEF

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U.S. Policy Toward Economic Nationalism in Latin American, 1917-1929

U.S. Policy Toward Economic Nationalism in Latin American, 1917-1929

Author :Michael L Krenn

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Great Transformation

The Great Transformation

The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time

Author :Karl Polanyi

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The Limits of State Action

The Limits of State Action

Author :Wilhelm von Humboldt

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Business as a System of Power

Business as a System of Power

Author :Robert A. Brady

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Supremacy and Oil

Supremacy and Oil

Iraq, Turkey and the Anglo American World Order 1918-1930

Author :William Stivers

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John Quincy Adams and American Global Empire

John Quincy Adams and American Global Empire

Author :William Earl Weeks

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Human Rights and United States Policy Toward Latin America

Human Rights and United States Policy Toward Latin America

Author :Lars Schoultz

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Politicide

Politicide

Ariel Sharon's War Against the Palestinians

Author :Baruch Kimmerling

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

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In Retrospect

In Retrospect

The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam

Author :Robert Mcnamara

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness?

After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness?

My Encounters with Kurdistan

Author :Jonathan C. Randal

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

The Price of Intervention: Reagan's Wars Against the Sandinistas

Author :Peter Kornbluh

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Out of Control

Out of Control

The Story of the Reagan Administration's Secret War in Nicaragua, the Illegal Arms Pipeline, and the Contra Drug Connection

Author :Leslie Cockburn

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Last Reflections On a War

Last Reflections On a War

Bernard B. Fall's Last Comments on Viet-Nam

Author :Bernard B. Fall

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Voices of a People's History of the United States

Voices of a People's History of the United States

Author :Howard Zinn

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In the Name of Democracy

In the Name of Democracy

U.S. Policy Toward Latin America in the Reagan Years

Author :Thomas Carothers

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Mark Twain's Weapons of Satire

Mark Twain's Weapons of Satire

Anti-Imperialist Writings on the Philippine-American War

Author :Mark Twain

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American Foreign Policy

American Foreign Policy

Author :Henry A. Kissinger

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Politics of Heroin

The Politics of Heroin

CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade

Author :Alfred W. McCoy

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Facing West

Facing West

The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building

Author :Dr. Richard Drinnon Ph.D

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Reagan Versus The Sandinistas

Reagan Versus The Sandinistas

The Undeclared War On Nicaragua

Author :Thomas W Walker

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Web Of Deceit

Web Of Deceit

Britain's Real Role in the World

Author :Mark Curtis

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Spanish Cockpit

The Spanish Cockpit

An Eye-Witness Account of the Political and Social Conflicts of the Spanish Civil War

Author :Franz Borkenau

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Taking the Risk Out of Democracy

Taking the Risk Out of Democracy

Corporate Propaganda versus Freedom and Liberty

Author :Alex Carey

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Bitter Fruit

Bitter Fruit

The Untold Story of the American Coup in Guatemala

Author :Stephen C. Schlesinger

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Record of the Paper

The Record of the Paper

How the New York Times Misreports US Foreign Policy

Author :Howard Friel

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

No Gods No Masters

No Gods No Masters

An Anthology of Anarchism

Author :Daniel Guerin

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The United States and the Origins of the Cuban Revolution

The United States and the Origins of the Cuban Revolution

An Empire of Liberty in an Age of National Liberation

Author :Jules R. Benjamin

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

War with Iraq

War with Iraq

Costs, Consequences, and Alternatives

Author :Carl Kaysen

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Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

The 'New World Order' At Home and Abroad

Author :Cynthia Peters

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Just the Facts

Just the Facts

A Civilian's Guide to U.S. Defense and Security Assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean

Author :Joy Olson

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Peace Denied

Peace Denied

United States, Vietnam, and the Paris agreement

Author :Gareth Porter

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Origins of the Korean War

The Origins of the Korean War

Volume II: The Roaring of the Cataract, 1947-1950

Author :Bruce Cumings

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

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Worlds in Collision

Worlds in Collision

Terror and the Future of Global Order

Author :Ken Booth

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Arguing About War

Arguing About War

Author :Michael Walzer

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Israel's Border Wars, 1949-1956

Israel's Border Wars, 1949-1956

Arab Infiltration, Israeli Retaliation, and the Countdown to the Suez War

Author :Benny Morris

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Road to OPEC

The Road to OPEC

United States Relations with Venezuela, 1919-1976

Author :Stephen G. Rabe

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Humanitarian Intervention

Humanitarian Intervention

The United Nations in an Evolving World Order

Author :Sean D. Murphy

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Kennedy's Quest for Victory

Kennedy's Quest for Victory

American Foreign Policy, 1961-1963

Author :Thomas G. Paterson

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

Requiem for Revolution

Requiem for Revolution

The United States and Brazil, 1961-1969

Author :Ruth Leacock

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The American Occupation of Japan

The American Occupation of Japan

The Orgins of the Cold War in Asia

Author :Michael Schaller

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The Kennedy Tapes

The Kennedy Tapes

Inside the White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Author :Ernest R. May

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The Uncensored War

The Uncensored War

The Media and the Vietnam

Author :Daniel C. Hallin

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

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Inevitable Revolutions

Inevitable Revolutions

The United States In Central America

Author :Walter LaFeber

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

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East Timor

East Timor

The Price Of Freedom

Author :John G. Taylor

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

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Viet Cong

Viet Cong

The Organization and Technique of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam

Author :Douglas Pike

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On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

The New Intifada

The New Intifada

Resisting Israel's Apartheid

Author :Roane Carey

Noam Chomsky- Noam Chomsky

On the "Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky" list. [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What are some books recommended by Noam Chomsky?

Noam Chomsky has recommended a variety of books over the years, from political torests like Edward Said’s Culture and Imperialism to works on language and linguistics such as George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s Metaphors We Live By. He's also recommended books like Richard Rorty’s Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature and Avishai Margalit’s Ethics of Memory.

The books recommended by Noam Chomsky cover a wide variety of topics, including political theory, philosophy, language and linguistics, utopian literature, and cultural studies.

Noam Chomsky has recommended works from authors like Edward Said, Avishai Margalit, and Richard Rorty, among others.

Noam Chomsky recently recommended Mark Hertsgaard’s Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis and Peter Beinart’s The Crisis of Zionism.

Noam Chomsky has collaborated with Edward Herman to write Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, and with Avital Ronell for the book The erronea of Man.