White Girls

White Girls

Hilton Als

“The learn of the year.” —Junot Díaz

White Girls, Hilton Als’s first e-book in view that The Women sixteen years in the past, unearths considered one of The New Yorker's boldest cultural critics deftly weaving jointly his marvelous analyses of literature, artwork, and song with fearless insights on race, gender, and heritage. the result's a unprecedented, complicated portrait of “white girls,” as Als dubs them—an expansive yet particular type that encompasses figures as various as Truman Capote and Louise Brooks, Michael Jackson and Flannery O’Connor. In items that hairpin among critique and meditation, fiction and nonfiction, excessive tradition and occasional, the theoretical and the deeply own, Als offers a beautiful portrait of a author when it comes to his matters, and a useful advisor to the tradition of our time.

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