What John Dos Passos’s “1919” Got Right About 2019

A Depression-era novel about American tumult has—perhaps unsurprisingly—aged quite well. By Matt Hanson 6:00 A.M. “U.S.A. is the slice of a continent,” John Dos Passos wrote, in his novel “The 42nd Parallel,” from 1930. “U.S.A. is a group of holding companies, some aggregations of trade unions, a set of laws bound in calf, a radio network, a […]