Author of Deep Down Dark and the novel The Barbarian Nurseries (both from FSG). UC Irvine professor. Contributing NY Times op-ed writer. Dad.

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So, the Trump Administration just announced that 200,000 Salvadorans who've lived and worked and paid taxes in the U.S. for more than 15 years will now have to leave. My reaction: Make every word I write count. Fight to defend the humanity of my people. We'll win in the end.
One day in 1985, I sat in a theater in San Francisco for 9 hours watching a single film: it completely transformed my vision of the human existence. "Shoah," Claude Lanzmann's documentary on the Holocaust, is now available through the Criterion Collection.
Writer: "The emperor has no clothes!" Emperor: "Stop saying that or I'll sue you!" Writer and Publisher: "The emperor still has no clothes! And we're moving up the pub date!"
This is sounding like the old-fashioned, criminal family enterprises that rule many unfortunate countries of the world. In interview, Bannon suggests FBI will uncover money laundering in Trumpworld. Says Trump Jr will crack "like an egg" under questioning.
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