David Rieff

David Rieff is a writer and policy analyst. The son of Susan Sontag, he is the author of several books, including A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis, Slaughterhouse: Bosnia and the Failure of the West, Swimming in a Sea of Death: A Son's Memoir, and, most recently, In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies. He has also written for The New York Times, Le Monde, The Nation, and several other publications and teaches at the New School for Social Research.