Author: Bill Turner

Review: Another Take on ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

J.D. Vance’s Elegy pigeon holes poor whites into neat categories of dysfunction and disaffection. It’s a treatment that ought to sound familiar to African Americans. Let’s hope the result is different.   EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve already run one review of J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. Here’s another view from […]

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