Susan Green

Susan M. Green is a lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in public policy and advocacy. She has held a number of positions in the Executive and Legislative branches of the federal government as well as in the private sector. She was Chief Labor Counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy from 1996-99. While an official in the Clinton Administration, she was principally responsible for drafting Futurework: A Report by Secretary of Labor Alexis M. Herman on Work and Workers in the 21st Century (September 1999). Her written work includes speeches, op-eds, Senate Committee Reports, and Congressional testimony. She also has published and edited book reviews in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She was a senior review editor for the Washington Independent Review of Books from 2011 to 2014.


8 entries by Susan Green

Book Review

Divided We Stand

By Marjorie J. Spruill

A timely recollection that feels especially charged given the current political climate.

Book Review

A timely recollection that feels especially charged given the current political climate.

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Book Review

José Saramago, translated by Margaret Jull Costa

An atheist Nobel Prize-winning author, in his last novel, conjurs a God whose actions explain the agonies of existence

Book Review

Mark Curnutte

The Agee-Evans masterpiece Let Us Now Praise Famous Men inspires a similar look in Haiti.

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J.M. Tohline

Reimagining a Great American Novel, a debut novelist conjures Gatsby and his circle.

Book Review

Rachel Simon

In this fairy-tale-like novel, two mental hospital patients find that love triumphs over years of mistreatment and forced separation.

Book Review

Ann McLaughlin

While framed by legal proceedings against a 1930s union organizer, the “trial” in this thought-provoking novel is a young woman’s struggle to define herself and her future.