Surviving America in the Twenty-first CenturyBook - 2017
From Library Staff
Task #5 - A book by a journalist or about journalism. This was our library's One Read book, and I really enjoyed it. It is frequently compared to "Evicted," and the two are quite similar. I read "Evicted" earlier this year, and it really impacted me, so I was excited to try th... Read More »
DBRL_KrisA Jun 20, 2019
Enlightening. Inspirational. Depressing. Moving.
This is the book that my community chose this year for its annual OneRead, a program where the entire city is invited to read the same book, and then join up for conversations, educational programs and other activities related to the book.
Althou... Read More »
DBRL_Katie Jun 08, 2019
This is my first year taking part in the One Read program. Very excited to talk about this book with others in my community, whether it's unpacking our consumption habits through Amazon or making predictions about its adaptation into a feature film.
“Being human means yearning for more than subsistence. As much as food or shelter, we require hope.” The inequality in 21st century America is heartbreaking but the resilience is inspiring.