About

Peter Lovenheim is an author and journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, New York magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Parade, Politico, The Washington Post, and other publications. His most recent book, The Attachment Effect, is attracting a worldwide readership with foreign editions published in Taiwan and soon in China, Greece, Slovenia, Russia, and Korea. He is Washington Correspondent for the Rochester Beacon, an online source of news and commentary for his hometown of Rochester, NY.

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LATEST ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS:

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“The culture wars come to Aquinas”

“The ‘Bells’ heard ’round the world”

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Peter Lovenheim

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Books

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Read About It
First selection by the Action Book Club
Read About It
2013 eBook Edition
Read About It

Praise for The Attachment Effect

“Lovenheim [tells] a story in a way you feel you are sitting with him having a very interesting conversation.”
—PsychCentral.com

Praise for In The Neighborhood

“Lovenheim advances ideas about isolation in the modern world, and why a welcoming front porch is needed now more than ever.”
Booklist

Praise for Portrait of a Burger as a Young Calf

“Great tension…drives the book almost from its very beginning… Few writers have worked so hard for this view of an animal’s life… Lyrical… informative… sweet… an important work.”
New York Times Book Review

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