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Book Review: A coming-of-age story of a young Black man who works for an Obama-adjacent candidate

Mar. 11, 2024 13:12 PM EDT

Vinson Cunningham, theater critic for the New Yorker, makes a cheeky move with his debut novel, “Great Expectations.” He borrows the title of Charles Dickens’ masterpiece to tell a different sort of coming-of-age story. His is about a young Black man, David, who goes to work for the first...