Thu, Nov 21|
Politics and Prose Bookstore
Book Talk | Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises
Hear Wolfson College Alumni and Fulbright Scholar, Jodie Adams Kirshner talk about her new book, Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises.
Time & Location
Nov 21, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
About the Event
Jodie Adams Kirshner and Todd Spangler, Washington correspondent for the Detroit Free Press, will discuss Kirshner's new book Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises, which examines the use of bankruptcy and austerity as common remedies for struggling American cities.
Broke has been called, "A galvanizing, narrative account of a city’s bankruptcy and its aftermath told through the lives of seven valiantly struggling Detroiters".
This is sure to be a fascinating conversation, and we hope to see you there!