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Larry Beinhart
Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart is the author of Wag the Dog, which became the film with Dustin Hoffman and Robert DeNiro, and now, of Salvation Boulevard with Pierce...

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’Tis a New Year


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There been complaints and even some letters that I dis those who are really my betters, that if I paid attention and really learned I’d give conservatives what they’ve earned.

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The Last Weiner


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For some light holiday reading, we offer this satirical little ditty composed by Larry Beinhart, the wordsmith who wrote the novel that gave birth to the movie “Wag the Dog.” At last, a winning solution to one of our nation’s most compromising and costly political problems.

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Larry Beinhart
Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart is the author of Wag the Dog, which became the film with Dustin Hoffman and Robert DeNiro, and now, of Salvation Boulevard with Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Marisa Tomei, Ed Harris, Jim Gaffigan, and Isabelle Fuhrman, to be released July 15.

He’s been on the NY Times Notable Books of the Year list, the Wall Street Journals 5 Best Books on Public Relations, Capital Magazines 1,000 Great Books of the Millennium, won the Edgar, the Gold Dagger, and the Grand Prix de Literature Policier.

His articles and essays have appeared in the International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, LA Times, NY Times, Esquire, Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Huffingtonpost, Alternet, and the like.

His non-fiction books are Fog Facts: Searching for Truth in the Land of Spin, and How To Write A Mystery.

He’s a Fulbright Fellow, a member of senior common room Wadham College, Oxford, and a part time ski instructor at Hunter Mountain, NY.

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