Louis Amis

Do you know who I am?

Daniel Levin feels nothing but contempt for the mandarins that run the world. But doesn’t he realise he’s one himself?

Anyone looking for a groundbreaking ethnography of the global political elite —the elusive social grouping that western electorates are currently lining up to slap in the face — is likely to be disappointed by this book.

In the course of these ‘Misadventures’ it is often stated that, for example, ‘At the UN, the bullshit meter is off the charts,’ or ‘the State Department is… full of self-importance and hot air… with very little tangible output.

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