There is no writer on earth like Rebecca Solnit. Some writers can claim the clarity of her thought, others the precision of her language, still others the incisiveness of her understanding of the human condition. But none can combine them all with such empathy and intelligence as to leave the reader feeling lifted, somehow, onto … Continue reading Call Them by Their True Names, by Rebecca Solnit
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