Broke reviewed in the New York Times

Broke reviewed in the New York Times

NONFICTION ‘Broke’ Chronicles a City Out of Cash and Awash in Desperation An abandoned home on Detroit’s east side, 2017.Credit…Erin Kirkland for The New York Times By Anna Clark Nov. 19, 2019, 5:00 a.m. ET BROKE Hardship and Resilience in a City...
Broke: Library Journal review

Broke: Library Journal review

In her study of Detroit’s recent bankruptcy, Kirshner (research professor, New York Univ.) observes the experience of seven individuals, including residents, aspiring homeowners, and speculators. They include young single mother Lola, educated and motivated but unable...
Publishers Weekly — Review of Broke

Publishers Weekly — Review of Broke

Kirshner (International Bankruptcy), a research professor at NYU, presents a thorough examination of Detroit’s fiscal and civic situation following the city’s 2013 declaration of bankruptcy, demonstrating that vast swaths of the community remain underserved. She...
Kirkus Reviews — Starred Review of Broke

Kirkus Reviews — Starred Review of Broke

A deep dive into the daily living of low-income Detroit residents as well as real estate speculators. Kirshner (Urban Management/New York Univ.; International Bankruptcy: The Challenge of Insolvency in a Global Economy, 2018, etc.) received permission from seven...