‘The Topeka School,’ by Ben Lerner book review – The Washington Post

Among the myriad miracles of “The Topeka School” is that it accomplishes so much, captures so much and questions so much about America in fewer than 300 pages. Here is that all-too-rare masterpiece: a svelte big novel. I’m as awed by Lerner’s artistry as I am by his insight, which seems downright forensic in its ability to trace the pathologies consuming us.
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