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The Ted Cruz hates this book club

Due to Ted Cruz's recent decision to use his platform to boost some excellent books, including Alex Vitale's The End of Policing, we decided to build a list of 10 books Ted would also hate. 

Verso Books22 March 2022

The Ted Cruz hates this book club

While we imagine Ted Cruz wouldn't like any of our books, we think he would espeically hate these ten. Ted, if you're reading this, we'd be happy to send you a copy of any of these if you promise to let the world know how much you don't like it.

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