Lee Siegel is a City Journal contributing editor. Siegel has published seven books and hundreds of articles, essays, and reviews. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Time, Newsweek, The Economist, New York, The New Yorker, the New York Times, and the New York Review of Books, among many other publications. He has been senior editor of and television critic for The New Republic, book critic for The Nation, art critic for Slate, staff writer at Harper’s and the L.A. Times Book Review, weekly columnist at the New York Observer, and weekly columnist at Estado de Sao Paulo, a daily newspaper in Brazil. He is a recipient of the National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism. Siegel has appeared on CNN, CNBC, C-SPAN, the BBC, MSNBC, and CBC, and on numerous radio shows in the United States and in Britain.