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Stacey Abrams and “Silas Marner”

Monday Although I’ve promised not to write about Democratic presidential candidates until the debates, I’ve made one exception: anyone who mentions literature will get coverage. So far I’ve mentioned Sherrod Brown’s love of Tolstoy (although Brown has since decided not to run) and Pete Buttigieg’s love of James Joyce (Buttigieg has not yet declared but […]

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