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Broke Shortlisted for J Anthony Lukas Book Prize (with Alex Kotlowitz, Emily Bazelon, Margaret O’Mara)

Broke Shortlisted for J Anthony Lukas Book Prize (with Alex Kotlowitz, Emily Bazelon, Margaret O’Mara)

https://nieman.harvard.edu/news/2020/02/2020-j-anthony-lukas-prizes-shortlist-announced/ Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University are pleased to announce the 2020 shortlists for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize.  The Lukas Prizes, established in 1998, honor the best in American nonfiction writing. The...

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Broke on C-Span Book TV

Broke on C-Span Book TV

https://www.c-span.org/video/?466933-1/broke 00:00:00 STARTING NOW, IT'S BOOK TV IN PRIME TIME. IN JUST A MOMENT, THE IMPACT THAT DETROIT'S BANKRUPTCY HAS HAD ON THE CITY'S POOR. THEN VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY... Show Full Text00:00:06 GOOD EVENING, EVERYBODY.00:00:08 GOOD EVENING.00:00:08...

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Broke excerpted in the New York Times

Broke excerpted in the New York Times

‘Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises,’ by Jodie Adams Kirshner: An Excerpt Nov. 19, 2019 Prologue: Springtime in Detroit Miles strode through the streets of Detroit, long-legged and focused, carrying a cup of keys to all the houses he contracted and an envelope of charge cards to cover construction supplies. He had reached his...

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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 of Broken Promises By Jodie Adams Kirshner Detroit does not have the luxury of solving...

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Broke on New Books Network

https://newbooksnetwork.com/jodie-adams-kirshner-broke-hardship-and-resilience-in-a-city-of-broken-promise-st-martins-press-2019/ JODIE ADAMS KIRSHNER  Broke  Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promise  ST. MARTINS PRESS 2019  February 7, 2020 Stephen Pimpare In her new book Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of...

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Broke Interview on How Do We Fix It Podcast

Broke Interview on How Do We Fix It Podcast

https://player.fm/series/how-do-we-fix-it-1331917/detroit-bankruptcy-and-broken-promises-jodie-adams-kirshner When Detroit went bust in 2013 it was the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in American history. During the Motor City's fifty years of decline, population fell from nearly 2 million people to just under 700,000.  Today, Motown is on the...

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New Executive Director of ALA ‘Reading Broke’

New Executive Director of ALA ‘Reading Broke’

https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/meet-alas-next-executive-director/ What are you reading right now? Several things at once, as usual. I’m still carting around Adrienne Maree Brown’s Emergent Strategy. It’s a revelation, an [Octavia] Butlerian treatise on the nature of change and a powerful statement on the necessity of social...

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