Jonathan Franzen and Parker Posey Read State by State

State By State: A Panoramic Portrait of America was inspired by the WPA State Guides of the 1930s. Editors Matt Weiland and Sean Wilsey wanted to know "what makes one state different form another? What are each state's particularities and idiosyncrasies, their prejudices and biases, their beauty marks and moles, their cadences and jokes?" State by State answers these questions.

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