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The Sellout by Paul Beatty

Updated: Jul 1, 2019

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015



Hilarious satire on current racial conditions in the USA. The main character is on trial in front of the Supreme Court…for trying to improve race relations by reinstating slavery and segregating the local high school of his hometown, Dickens, a sister city of the Lost City of White Male Privilege.



Paul Beatty interview with BBC:

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=youtube+paul+beatty+the+sellout&view=detail&mid=26EFBCAF0CFBD065C8FA26EFBCAF0CFBD065C8FA&FORM=VIRE

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