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Meghan Daum

Writing a Book About the Trump Era Devoured My Life

You try writing a current affairs book in our bonkers news environment without tossing out hundreds of pages

An illustration of an open book featuring a woman, with hundreds of individual letters scattered across on and off the page
Illustration: Leonardo Santamaria

II spent the last three years writing a 221-page book. That comes out to roughly one page every five days, something around 300 words a week. Impressive!

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