Sianne Ngai

Photo of Sianne NgaiPhoto | Hans ThomallaSianne Ngai is Professor of English at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Ugly Feelings and Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting, winner of the Modern Language Association’s James Russell Lowell Prize. Her work has been translated into multiple languages, and she has received fellowships from the Institute of Advanced Study in Berlin and the American Council of Learned Societies.

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Cover: Theory of the Gimmick: Aesthetic Judgment and Capitalist FormTheory of the Gimmick: Aesthetic Judgment and Capitalist FormNgai, SianneHARDCOVER06/16/2020$35.00
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Cover: Ugly FeelingsUgly FeelingsNgai, SiannePAPERBACK03/01/2007$26.00
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Jacket: The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World, by Samuel Zipp, from Harvard University Press

Q&A with Samuel Zipp, author of The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World

Debates about what should be America’s role in the world are not new—neither is the slogan “America First.” So as the presidential election nears, we spoke with Samuel Zipp, whose book, The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World, is a dramatic account of the former Republican presidential nominee’s worldwide plane trip