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A Review of J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

On the one hand, reacting to the Trump victory by immediately reading a bunch of books about poor people is a condescending and despicable thing to do. I feel a little dirty about it, honestly. On the other hand, the … Continue reading

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