David Evanier is the author of Red Love, The One-Star Jew, The Great Kisser, Woody: The Biography, and seven other books. He is writing the biography of Morton Sobell.
The author of the recent Mosaic essay drops by to draw a picture of a now-vanished world of flamethrowers, washed-up ideologues, and true believers.
I am fortunate to have witnessed, and been offered, not only real madness but also real, and not delusional, goodness.
With the recent death of the unrepentant spy, his story, along with that of other American Jews steeped in Communism, can finally be told.