The 40 Best Books of 2016

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond (Crown)
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond (Crown)

For many poor families in America, it’s become almost impossible to afford a place to live. MacArthur genius grant recipient Desmond takes a powerful look at how the poverty crisis has hit eight Milwaukee families who are struggling to make rent every month and not be kicked out on the streets.

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