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display_description“The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal.”—Salon

It Can’t Happen Here
is the only one of Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith. A cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy, it is an alarming, eerily timeless look at how fascism could take hold in America.

Written during the Great Depression, when the country was largely oblivious to Hitler’s aggression, it juxtaposes sharp political satire with the chillingly realistic rise of a president who becomes a dictator to save the nation from welfare cheats, sex, crime, and a liberal press.

Called “a message to thinking Americans” by the Springfield Republican when it was published in 1935, It Can’t Happen Here is a shockingly prescient novel that remains as fresh and contemporary as today’s news.

Includes an Introduction by Michael Meyer
and an Afterword by Gary Scharnhorst
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subject_facetAnti-fascist movements -- Fiction
Canada -- Fiction
Dictators -- Fiction
Fascists -- Fiction
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Presidents -- Election -- Fiction
Presidents -- United States -- Fiction
Vermont -- Fiction
title_displayIt can't happen here
title_fullIt Can't Happen Here
It can't happen here / Sinclair Lewis ; with an introduction by Michael Meyer and a new afterword by Gary Scharnhorst
title_shortIt can't happen here
topic_facetAnti-fascist movements
Classic Literature
Dictators
Election
Fascists
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Literature
Newspaper editors
Presidents