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  • Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste: “An Instant American Classic”

    Well, this is a hell of a book review by NY Times critic Dwight Garner about Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste (which I am starting the second it comes out tomorrow). A critic shouldn’t often deal in superlatives. He or she is here to explicate, to expand context and to make fine distinctions. But sometimes a reviewer will shout as if into a mountaintop megaphone. I recently came upon William Kennedy’s review of “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” which he called “the first piece of literature since the...

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  • Trump campaign urged to make transgender youth the wedge issue of 2020

    Conservative activists are pushing the Donald Trump campaign and other groups supporting his reelection to focus more ads on attacking transgender youth as a way of getting votes for the [

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  • “Trump Republican Party” candidate steals a church’s “sodomite flag”

    A Trump supporter in Washington state who’s running for election this year stole a church’s rainbow flag, called it the “sodomite flag,” and threatened to do it again if the [

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