Thomas A. Bass

Thomas A. Bass, a professor of English and journalism at SUNY Albany, is the author of The Eudaemonic Pie and The Spy Who Loved Us. His eighth book, Return to Fukushima, will be published in the spring.

Notes From the Front

Henry Kissinger’s Vietnam diary shows that he knew the war was lost a decade before it ended

by Thomas A. Bass | Monday, December 04, 2023

The Bomb Next Door

Eighty years into the atomic age, U.S. nuclear power reactors have produced several million tons of radioactive waste—and we still have no idea how to dispose of it

by Thomas A. Bass | Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Our Post-Privacy World

Total information awareness may make us feel safe, but will we regret living in a surveillance state?

by Thomas A. Bass | Tuesday, September 01, 2020