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Public Intellectual

Apr 26, 2021

Every few days or so, a conversation restarts on Twitter: books that are difficult, books that are assigned in school, books that are designated classics, are bad. And publishers, critics, and audiences that support so called "difficult" literature are disappearing. Mauro Javier Cárdenas, author of the new novel Aphasia, and Jessa discuss this change in the literary world and sing the praises of the difficult writers they adore.