Michael Szalay

Michael Szalay is the author of Hip Figures: A Literary History of the Democratic Party and New Deal Modernism: American Literature and the Invention of the Welfare State. He teaches at the University of California Irvine, where he served as Director of the Humanities Center. He co-edits the "Post45" book series published by Stanford University Press.


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The Incorporation Artist

IN DANA SPIOTTA’S Stone Arabia, Denise Kranis tries to convince her brother Nik to move in with her. He’s ...


Dana Spiotta interviewed by Michael Szalay
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