Emily Ogden

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Emily Ogden is associate professor of English at the University of Virginia and the author of On Not Knowing: How to Love and Other Essays (forthcoming in April 2022 from the University of Chicago Press) and Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism, also published by the University of Chicago Press. You can find her on Twitter at @ENOgden. She lives in Charlottesville, VA.

The Overconfidence Man

Emily Ogden discovers a new kind of guy, one of the crucial archetypes of our age of grift and graft—he is the hero of his own life. Exceptional! Unimpeachable!

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