Who ordered the truffle fries?

Being a boy, a white boy at that, and having been in Brooklyn to witness the installation of various organic cleaners and gourmet delis on certain corners of certain blocks, having quite possibly been the inspiration for those new furnishings, I’ve always felt a kinship to Jonathan Lethem. Richard Greenwald has a piece over at the Rumpus on Lethem’s three Brooklyn novels, gentrification, and the underlying question of white urban authenticity.


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