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A forum on economic segregation and the underclass, with Owen Fiss, Richard Ford, J. Phillip Thompson, Jennifer Hochschild, and others. Susie Linfield takes on South Africa’s Truth Commission. G. M. Tamás discusses post-fascism. Ross Feld follows A. B. Yehoshua’s literary diaspora, Joyce Hackett senses W. G. Sebald’s “feelings of swindle,” and Stewart O’Nan calls George Saunders the funniest writer in America. Plus, Stephen Burt reviews Mark Levine, fiction by Elisha Porat, poetry by Bill Knott, and more.
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