WCAB BOOK CLUB: Evicted by Matthew Desmond
Location: Aeronaut Brewing, 14 Tyler St, Somerville, MA 02143
Questions: Tracy Kukkonen at email@example.com
We hope you can join us to discuss Evicted.
WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION
In Evicted, Harvard sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Hailed as “wrenching and revelatory” (The Nation), “vivid and unsettling” (New York Review of Books), Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of 21st-century America’s most devastating problems. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.