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Sarah Kendzior – The View From Flyover Country

Tuesday, April 17, 7pm
Left Bank Books

Left Bank Books, Maryville Talks Books & St. Louis Public Radio welcome St. Louis journalist Sarah Kendzior, who will sign and discuss her new book, The View from Flyover Country: Dispatches from the Forgotten America, with St. Louis on the Air's Don Marsh!

St. Louis–based writer and expert in authoritarian states Sarah Kendzior has been called “a Cassandra in Trumpland,” and is often credited with first predicting Donald Trump’s presidential victory. A clear-eyed account of the realities of life in America’s overlooked heartland, The View from Flyover Country is a piercing critique of the labor exploitation, racism, gentrification, media bias, and other aspects of the post-employment economy that gave rise to a president who rules like an autocrat. The View from Flyover Country is necessary reading for anyone who believes that the only way for America to fix its problems is to first discuss them with honesty and compassion.

“Please put everything aside and try to get ahold of Sarah Kendzior’s collected essays . . . I have rarely come across writing that is as urgent and beautifully expressed." 
—Omair Ahmad, The Wire

This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of The View from Flyover Country from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. 

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Parking: Lot one block north; street parking (meters free after 7pm). For directions and public transportation information, click here.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
Left Bank Books
399 N. Euclid Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
The View from Flyover Country: Dispatches from the Forgotten America Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250189998
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - April 17th, 2018