Bonny Brooks

Bonny Brooks

Bonny Brooks is a former IPS Research Fellow at the Library of Congress, Washington DC and has written widely for The Berggruen Institute and The Huffington Post’s WorldPost.

On Quasi-Religious Appeals to the Judgment of History

On Quasi-Religious Appeals to the Judgment of History

I was outside the Supreme Court the day that equal marriage was legalised in the US. My office at the Library of Congress next door enabled a swift venture to join in the celebrations. That sunny Friday I duly picked up my purple ally flag and wandered around the scenes

Bonny Brooks
Bonny Brooks
History
Buy Banned Books

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What is lost when we insist that literature be ‘authentic’ and that some portrayals – even journalistic narratives – may only be authored by their real life counterparts? If the latter half of the 20th century witnessed the death of the author, then the social media age hails its return as a

Bonny Brooks
Bonny Brooks
Books