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How Chuck Palahniuk Became the Darling of the Alt-Right and Antifa

The ‘Fight Club’ author talks art, politics, and what happens when people you hate love your work

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AAlmost 20 years ago, Chuck Palahniuk published Fight Club, the book that launched his career, coined the term “snowflake,” and wormed its way so…

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Maya Kroth

Maya Kroth

Itinerant journo, ex @fulbrightprgrm Spain & @sipiapa_oficial in Mex, interested in siesta, travel, food, journalism, bicycles & bourbon.

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