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Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why: Essays (Hardcover)

| W. W. Norton & Company | 6/2/2020

ISBN-10 : 1324006455   ISBN-13 : 9781324006459   List Price : $25.95

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Adapted from the author?s viral Post columns, a riotous essay collection on the normalized horrors of today?s world outlines logical and reassuring reasons behind the seemingly inexplicable changes in American politics and culture throughout the past four years.

"These impossibly cheerful essays on the routine horrors of the present era explain everything from the resurgence of measles to the fiasco of the presidency. In Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why, acclaimed Washington Post satirist Alexandra Petri offers perfectly logical, reassuring reasons for everything that has happened in recent American politics and culture that will in no way unsettle your worldview. In essays both new and adapted from her viral Post columns, Petri reports that the Trump administration is as competent as it is uncorrupted, white supremacy has never been less rampant, and men have been silenced for too long. Q-Anon makes perfect sense! Perhaps the abyss is staring back at you because your outfit looks extra nice today! At the centerof the book is a virtuosic account of the past four years, a history as surreal and deranged as the Trump administration itself. This Panglossian venture into the swampy present will soothe- and terrify - readers who have died laughing to ClickHole, the Onion, Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, or Veep"--

Product Details

  • ISBN-10: 1324006455
  • ISBN-13: 9781324006459
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 240
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