The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race by Jesmyn Ward
SOCSCI FIRE 08/16
A surprise New York Times bestseller, these groundbreaking essays and poems about race—collected by National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward and written by the most important voices of her generation—are “thoughtful, searing, and at times, hopeful.
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
SOCSCI DES 04/17
A Harvard sociologist examines the challenge of eviction as a formidable cause of poverty in America, revealing how millions of people are wrongly forced from their homes and reduced to cycles of extreme disadvantage that are reinforced by dysfunctional legal systems.