Review: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the story of several families in Milwaukee struggling to make rent and the landlords who choose to enter this gig for a living. In America, home is core to our self-definition. "Where do you live" is often the first thing people ask us. The location, the style of our home, how

2017-07-08T11:36:25+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Book Review, Nonfiction, Poverty|Comments Off on Review: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Review: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance My rating: 4 of 5 stars A sneak peek into a dysfunctional, broken culture and family life experienced by the author. An unsettling read. But that's why I chose this book: to get uncomfortable. View all my reviews

2017-07-08T11:26:32+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Biography, Book Review, Poverty|Comments Off on Review: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
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