Jess McHugh

Jess McHugh is a Paris, France-based freelance journalist writing about culture, history, and identity. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Nation, The Paris Review Daily, TIME and The Guardian, among others. Her critically acclaimed book, Americanon—about how seemingly innocuous bestselling books have served quietly as blueprints for "the good American"—was published by Dutton (Penguin-Random House) in 2021.

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