David Bentley Hart, via:
The 2016 U.S. election proved that, even in a long-established democratic republic, just about anyone or anything, no matter how preposterously foul, can achieve political power if enough citizens are sufficiently credulous, cowardly, and vicious.
Week of 2020-02-17
8/ Week of 17 Feb Ann Quin: Berg (And Other Stories, 1964/2019) Su Hwang: Bodega (Milkweed, 2018) Quin: A wonderful balance of experimental writing
Week of 2020-02-24
9/ Week of 24 Feb Anna Burns: Milkman (Graywolf, 2018) Ariana Harwicz (Moses & Orloff, trns): Die, My Love (Charco Press, 2017) Burns: Riveting,