"Chomsky ranks with Marx, Shakespeare, and the Bible as one of the ten most quoted sources in the humanities-and is the only writer among them still alive." Guardian "Chomsky is arguably the most important intellectual alive." New York Times "Noam Chomsky is one of the most significant challengers of unjust power and delusions; he goes against every assumption about American altruism and humanitarianism." -- Edward Said "Not to have read [Chomsky] is to court genuine ignorance." Nation "A rebel without a pause." -- Bono --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor emeritus of linguistics at MIT and the author of numerous seminal books, including Manufacturing Consent, Deterring Democracy and Hegemony or Survival. He was voted the world's leading public intellectual in the 2005 Prospect/Foreign Policy poll. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.