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In a stunning indictment of the Bush administration and Congress, best-selling author Naomi Wolf lays out her case for saving American democracy. With authoritative research and documentation Wolf explains how events of the last six years parallel steps taken in the early years of the 20th centuryis worst dictatorships such as Germany, Russia, China, and Chile. In this timely call to arms, Naomi Wolf compels us to face the way our free America is under assault. She warns usnwith the straight-to-fellow-citizens urgency of one of Thomas Paineis revolutionary pamphletsnthat we have little time to lose if our children are to live in real freedom. The End of America will shock, enrage, and motivate, spurring us to act, as the Founders would have counted on us to do in a time such as this, as rebels and patriotsnto save our liberty and defend our nation.
Naomi Wolf was born in San Francisco in 1962. She was an undergraduate at Yale University and did her graduate work at New College, Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. Her essays have appeared in various publications including: The New Republic, Wall Street Journal, Glamour, Ms., Esquire, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. She also speaks widely to groups across the country. The Beauty Myth, her first book, was an international bestseller. She followed that with Fire With Fire: The New Female Power and How It Will Change The 21st Century, published by Random House in 1993, Promiscuities: The Secret Struggle for Womanhood, published in 1997 and Misconceptions, released in 2001. In 2002, Harper Collins published a 10th anniversary commemorative edition of The Beauty Myth. Wolf is co-founder of The Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership, an organization devoted to training young women in ethical leadership for the 21st century. The institute teaches professional development in the arts and media, politics and law, business and entrepreneurship as well as ethical decision making. She lives with her family in New York City.