Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

American Storyteller

Eric Bennett of Public Books writes about Viet Nguyen’s The Refugees, alongside musings on other authors and their work(s), including Ottessa Moshfegh, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Junot Díaz, Roxane Gay, and Chanelle Benz. What makes American life meaningful? Apple products? Cat videos? Torrential pornography? The prospect of a lavish retirement? The senior prom? Forestalling your plunge into poverty? Prescription narcotics? […]