Andrew Klavan

Andrew Klavan


Andrew Klavan was born in New York City, grew up on Long Island, and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of many novels, including True Crime, which was made into a film starring Clint Eastwood, and Don’t Say a Word, which was made into a film starring Michael Douglas. His most recent novel is

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The World According to Andrew Klavan

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Andrew Klavanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, September 8, 2008

From his vantage point inside Hollywood and the arts and from the perspective of a writer whose work is imbued with religious themes, Klavan deconstructs the Left’s argument that Western civilization — from its embrace of capitalism to its foundations in Judeo-Christian doctrine to its traditions of personal liberty — is in error and needs to go. Klavan says “that argument has failed spectacularly, in every way” and that, when you do not relinquish a failed argument, all you have left is insult and ridicule. (39:22) Video transcript