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Amy Pagliarella

Amy Pagliarella is Outlook's book review editor, mother of two teenage boys and a confirmation leader in Chicago.

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Using research and personal stories, Benjamin Herold posits that the portrait of suburban America as a place of upward mobility for all is an illusion. — Amy Pagliarella

Trash: A Poor White Journey

"'Trash' makes the case that poverty and racism are part of the plan, not unintended by-products of the American experiment. This can be tough to hear, which is, perhaps, why it is often dismissed as misguided 'wokeness' rather than respectfully debated." — Amy Pagliarella