Born into the minor aristocracy (as Eugenia Peterson), Devi grew up in the midst of one of the most turbulent times in human history. Forced to flee the Russian Revolution as a teenager, she joined a famous Berlin cabaret troupe, dove into the vibrant prewar spiritualist movement, and, at a time when it was nearly unthinkable for a young European woman to travel alone, followed the charismatic theosophical leader Jiddu Krishnamurti to India.
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Once Trump seized the Republican nomination, religious conservatives realized that their only path to federal influence lay in a bargain with this profane, thrice-married Manhattan sybarite. So they got in line, ultimately proving to be Trump’s most loyal backers.
"Donald Trump, the Religious Right’s Trojan Horse" is from the January 27, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Michelle Goldberg and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
"Aflame", by David Remnick; "Crime Fiction", by Nicholas Schmidle; "What Is a Woman?", by Michelle Goldberg; "The Places in Between", by Pankaj Mishra; and "Big Men", by Anthony Lane.