David Rieff

David Rieff is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine. He is the author of several books, including the acclaimed At the Point of a Gun: Democratic Dreams and Armed Intervention; A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis; Slaughterhouse Bosnia and the Failure of the West; and a memoir of the last year of the life of his mother Susan Sontag, Swimming in a Sea of Death.

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