In her new book (Caste, longlisted for a National Book Award), Pulitzer Prize winner and Texas Book Festival alum Isabel Wilkerson explores the United States’ own invisible caste system: a hierarchy informed by race, class, and gender that affects everything in which we participate, from baseball games to presidential elections. Caste is a portrait of American inequality that shows how privilege and power shape our lives every day. Texas Book Festival alum and Kirkus Prize winner Saeed Jones leads the discussion.
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Isabel Wilkerson, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents