Siri Hustvedt

“New York is the Real America”
Nov 2016

Süddeutsche Zeitung

“New York is the Real America”

"Siri Hustvedt belongs to exactly the left-leaning New York elite who has asked since the election: How could we overlook this mood? Are we too far from "real America"? Have we ignored the "white working class"? On the other hand, Siri Hustvedt has grown up in Minnesota, a US state that has only chosen the Democrat Hillary Clinton very closely. She knows the views and feelings of Americans from the country.

"The actual self-torture of the intellectuals is not Siri Hustvedt's business anyway. She says: "I think New York is the real America. 40 percent of New Yorkers were born in another country represents the city, which I think is the best thing about America:.. Inclusion and Diversity."
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