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“Rober t Coover rema i ns our foremost verba l wi zard , our laughter i n the dark . ” —T. C . Boy l e

One even i ng i n 1968, as l egendary Ameri can wri ter Rober t Coover was readi ng The Cat in the Hat to hi s chi l dren , he sensed a para l l e l between i ts anarchi c story and the chaos i n the st reets. Thi s po li ti ca l fab l e rouses rage as we l l as laughter, anti c i pati ng the farce that the Ameri can po li ti ca l system has become : a house fa l li ng down , wi th an an ima l i n a red hat at the center.

“A bri l li ant mythmaker, a potty-mouthed Svenga li , and an evi l techn i c i an of metaphors. ” —Ben Marcus

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