The new book by David Shields (b. 1956) takes the form of a detective story, in which the author is looking for Donald Trump's "original wound." Shields has chosen the same collage form as in his most famous book, Reality Hunger (2010). He throws out different perspectives – without uniting them in any synthesis. And he does not distinguish between fiction and non-fiction.
Shields opens fresh with a quote from the reality series The Apprentice (led by Trump from 2004 to 2015) – a source he quotes 20 times, regardless of the source's genre. Trump says, "Nobody takes things anymore. . .
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