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Sick and Satired

If laughter is the best medicine, satire may be the cure-all we need for the myriad ills of our time. In A. M. Homes’s new satirical novel, The Unfolding, a wealthy Republican donor outraged by the results of the 2008 election puts together a coalition of like-minded individuals to get America “back on track.” And Gary Shteyngart’s Our Country Friends paints a portrait of privileged life in lockdown with a group of artists and entrepreneurs that hides from the pandemic on a country estate, full of humor and heart. Join these authors for a conversation moderated by Alison Stewart (WNYC) that asks if it’s still too soon to laugh.

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