THE GUNNING OF AMERICA: BUSINESS AND THE MAKING OF AMERICAN GUN CULTURE (2016) was named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, Kirkus Reviews, San Francisco Chronicle, and Choice.
It received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and has been widely cited, discussed, and reviewed since its original release. The Gunning of America was praised as “beautifully composed,” “brilliant,” “masterful,” “remarkable” and “pathbreaking” by The New Republic, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the San Francisco Chronicle, the New York Review of Books, Time, and others. Please see the MEDIA and REVIEWS pages for further details.
OTHER BOOKS BY PAMELA HAAG:
Voices of a Generation: Teenage Girls Report on Their Lives Today and Consent: Sexual Rights and the Transformation of American Liberalism. More info on the Other Books page.
is an award-winning nonfiction writer, essayist, cultural commentator, and historian. She has a Ph.D. in history from Yale University, and a B.A. from Swarthmore College, where she graduated with Highest Honors. She also holds an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction from Goucher College. Haag has written on an unusually eclectic range of topics in her books, essays, columns, and opinions. She consistently seeks to challenge clichés and cant, and to provide fresh perspectives on familiar and entrenched themes in American culture.