Somewhere I Belong — But That’s None of Your Business

Corona sent all of us back to the Somewheres from whence we stem — and I therefore decided to read the book whose contents everyone knows but nobody actually reads: David Goodhart’s 2017 The Road to Somewhere.

It’s not a terrible read, but neither is it particularly great.

As a writer, most of my work is read by Anywheres and particularly those who most closely resembles the extreme end — Global Villagers — in Goodhart’s classification. But I grew up Somewhere, with distinctly Somewhere families, the first in my…