Review: Meghan O’Gieblyn on Barbara Kingsolver’s “Unsheltered”

Essayist Meghan O’Gieblyn takes a look at Barbara Kingsolver’s new novel and wonders about the “social novel” in our time.

Barbara Kingsolver’s Unsheltered is not the first novel to be set in post-2016 America, but it is the first to make our current political crisis its central subject—or in the words of one critic, “the first major novel to tackle the …

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