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Hermione Hoby Takes on Virtue-Signaling

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By Jabeen Akhtar

VIRTUE
By Hermione Hoby

After enduring a global pandemic, it’s easy to forget the insanity of the not-too-distant past. I’m referring to the months following the presidential election on Nov. 8, 2016, when, for Donald Trump’s detractors, the state of the nation felt a note short of apocalyptic. Or as a character in Hermione Hoby’s intense and addictive new novel, “Virtue,” puts it, when America “reached a heretofore unglimpsed apex of vulgarity.” It is here, in this era of marches, contested Inaugural crowd sizes, Muslim travel bans, alternative facts and rage, that the story of “Virtue” begins.

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