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I Wear the Black Hat

Grappling With Villains (Real and Imagined)

By Chuck Klosterman
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I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling With Villains (Real and Imagined) by Chuck Klosterman

I Wear the Black Hat (2013) takes a look at villainy as viewed both in reality and pop culture. Find out how our modern perception of villains has been formed over the ages and how even heroes can be transformed into bad guys. You’ll discover how villainy is often in the eye of the beholder.

  • People curious about popular culture
  • Writers who want to know what makes heroes and villains tick
  • Anyone interested in satirical humor

Chuck Klosterman is an author and essayist who writes for the New York Times. He has written many best-selling books including Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and Eating the Dinosaur.

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