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Arthur Goldhammer is a writer, translator, scholar and blogger on French politics. He has translated more than 120 books from the French, including Tocqueville’s Democracy in America and Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century. He is an affiliate of Harvard’s Center for European Studies, and his writing has appeared in The American Prospect and The Nation, among others. The author of the novel Shooting War, he lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.