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Novelist, essayist and law professor
Thane Rosenbaum is a novelist, essayist, law professor, and author of the novels, "How Sweet It Is!," "The Stranger Within Sarah Stein,"
"The Golems of Gotham," "Second Hand Smoke," and "Elijah Visible." His articles, reviews and essays appear frequently in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Huffington Post and the Daily Beast, among other national publications. Some of his nonfiction titles include "The Myth of Moral Justice: Why Our Legal System Fails to Do What's Right," and "Payback: The Case for Revenge."
He moderates an annual series of discussions on culture, world events and politics at the 92nd Street Y called The Talk Show.
He is a Distinguished Fellow at New York University School of Law where he directs the Forum on Law, Culture & Society (FOLCS). www.folcs.org
He is the author of "Payback: The Case for Revenge" and "The Myth of Moral Justice: Why Our Legal System Fails to Do What's Right." He is the editor of the anthology, "Law Lit, from Atticus Finch to The Practice: A Collection of Great Writing about the Law." His forthcoming book is entitled "The High Cost of Free Speech: Rethinking the First Amendment."