Quiz: Which Summer Book is Right For You?: Today in Critical Linking

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Even after controlling for variables such as party identification, gender, education level, age, evangelical self-identification and social-dominance orientation, the study found that the more Harry Potter books people read, the less inclined they were to support Trump’s candidacy.

I wonder if this would be true of any books, or whether there is something particular about Harry Potter.


“Anna Karenina”: “The One with the Train”

Titling famous books as if they were episodes of Friends.


Two days later the British voted for Brexit. I was in Northern Ireland, staying with my in-laws, two kindly, moderately conservative Northern Irish Protestants with whom I found myself, for the first time in our history, on the same side of a political issue. 

Zadie Smith on Brexit.

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