1 Article by: Vivian Gornick

Vivian Gornick is a longtime writer and author of many books, including The Romance of American Communism, recently rereleased with a new introduction from Verso.

Vivian Gornick: “It Is Thrilling for a Small Life to See Itself as Connected to Something Large”

Vivian Gornick’s recently reissued The Romance of American Communism is in high demand these days by young socialists grappling with the meaning of their activism. In an interview, Gornick is slightly skeptical of the reborn socialist movement — and even the book itself. But although she says “I wouldn’t have written that book today, I’m not sorry I did write it.”