Isabel Wilkerson

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'America is an old house': Isabel Wilkerson on race and caste in America

Aug 5, 2020
In her new book, “Caste,” Pulitzer-Prize-winning writer Isabel Wilkerson compares America to an “old house” where “the work is never done, and you don’t expect it to be.”
"When people live in an old house, they come to adjust to [its] idiosyncrasies and outright dangers," Isabel Wilkerson writes in "Caste."
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Wilkerson: Writers on Work

Nov 24, 2011
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Isabel Wilkerson, discusses how she writes about work. Her latest book is called "The Warmth of Other Suns."

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