Apparently there’s no Electoral College at Time Magazine, so Hillary Clinton topped their 2017 list of best nonfiction books with “What Happened,” a memoir whose title wavers between declarative and interrogative, almost like it were lenticular.
What happened is anyone’s guess, but Clinton puts forth a shooting gallery of guilty parties, besides Donald Trump: there’s Vladimir Putin, Jill Stein, Barack Obama, James Comey, and Bernie Sanders, just for starters. (Her own husband, however, is blameless.)
Be that as it may, Clinton was ecstatic.
Wow. I wasn’t sure how letting my guard down would go…but it’s been cathartic & rewarding. I loved writing this book, & I’m honored to be in such great company on this list!https://t.co/rAYpWHzxrJ
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 21, 2017
And rightfully so, as Time’s list includes Teju Cole’s “Blind Spot”; Ariel Levy’s “The Rules Do Not Apply”; and in a surprise upset, Clinton sent Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “We Were Eight Years in Power” to the #2 spot. So although Hillary Clinton hasn’t been able to make it to the White House as president, she can successfully write about it.
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