Jonathan Schell | Granta Magazine

Jonathan Schell

Jonathan Schell is one of the major American thinkers of our age. A New Yorker writer for more than twenty years, his groundbreaking works include ‘The Village of Ben Suc’, an account of the destruction of a Vietnamese village by American forces; The Time of Illusion, on the crisis of the constitution during the Nixon years; and The fate of the Earth. He was also a columnist for Newsday and has taught at Harvard, Princeton and New York University.