First-ever short story commissioned by NYT had to be about 2016 election

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First-ever short story commissioned by NYT had to be about 2016 election

Post by jserraglio » Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:31 am

The New York Times Book Review asked the acclaimed novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to write a short story about the American election.

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/07/03/b ... l?referer=
Melania decided she would order the flowers herself. Donald was too busy now anyway to call Alessandra’s as usual and ask for “something amazing.” Once, in the early years, before she fully understood him, she had asked what his favorite flowers were.

“I use the best florists in the city, they’re terrific,” he replied, and she realized that taste, for him, was something to be determined by somebody else, and then flaunted.

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