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8 Articles by: Alex Doherty

Alex Doherty is the host of Politics Theory Other.

Vivian Gornick: “It Is Thrilling for a Small Life to See Itself as Connected to Something Large”

Vivian Gornick’s recently reissued The Romance of American Communism is in high demand these days by young socialists grappling with the meaning of their activism. In an interview, Gornick is slightly skeptical of the reborn socialist movement — and even the book itself. But although she says “I wouldn’t have written that book today, I’m not sorry I did write it.”