Thanksgiving Trials and Troubles at the Washington Independent Review of Books

My column this month for the Washington Independent Review of Books looks at the troubling proximity between Election Day and Thanksgiving, particularly in the wake of a historically divisive campaign and voting season. How are any of us to survive a Thanksgiving in what might literally be a house divided against itself? I offer seven tips, beginning with lessons from Sarah L. Kaufman’s terrific book The Art of Grace…though some readers might think I fail to maintain that sense of grace myself as the column unfolds. At the very least I hope it’s an entertaining read.

Check it out here.