The 1935 novel that predicted the rise of donald trump. The sinclair lewis novel it cant happen here, about a gradual fascist takeover of the united states, has joined george orwells 1984 on amazons list of its bestselling books. The 1935 novel that predicted the rise of donald trump sinclair lewiss it cant happen here features an antihero who whips up support among angry voters on the back of firebrand rhetoric. Acclaimed legal scholar, harvard professor, and new york times bestselling author. It cant happen here is an argument for journalism as a basic pillar of democracy. Democracy is dying in europe, and it can happen here the. When 20,000 american nazis descended upon new york city. Acclaimed legal scholar, harvard professor, and new york times bestselling author cass r. It cant happen here is a work of dystopian fantasy, one mans effort in the 1930s to imagine what it might look like if fascism came to america. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
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