Astonishing Desmond has set a new standard for reporting on poverty Barbara Ehrenreich, New York Times Book Review After reading Evicted, youll realize you cannot have a serious conversation about poverty without talking about housing The book is that good, and its that unignorable Jennifer Senior, New York TimesCritics Top Books of My God, what Evicted lays bare about American poverty It is devastating and infuriating and a necessary readRoxane Gay, author of Bad Feministand Difficult WomenWritten with the vividness of a novel, Evicted offers a dark mirror of middle class Americas obsession with real estate, laying bare the workings of the low end of the market, where evictions have become just another part of an often lucrative business modelJennifer Schuessler, New York TimesIn spare and penetrating prose Desmond has made it impossible to consider poverty without grappling with the role of housing This pick as best book ofwas not closeCarlos Lozada, Washington PostAn essential piece of reportage about poverty and profit in urban AmericaGeoff Dyer,The Guardians Best Holiday Reads It doesn t happen every week or every month, or even year , but every once in a while a book comes along that changes the national conversation Evicted looks to be one of those books Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times Book Review Should be required reading in an election year, or any other Entertainment WeeklyPowerful, monstrously effective the power of this book abides in the indelible impression left by its storiesJill Leovy, The American ScholarGripping and important Desmond s portraits are vivid and unsettling Jason DeParle, New York Review of BooksAn exquisitely crafted, meticulously researched exploration of life on the margins, providing a voice to people who have been shamefully ignoredor, worse, demonizedby opinion makers over the course of decades The Boston Globe An impressive work of scholarship As Mr Desmond points out, eviction has been neglected by urban sociologists, so his account fills a gap His methodology is scrupulousWall Street JournalKirkus Prize for Nonfiction FinalistWinner of theRobert F Kennedy Book AwardWinner of theCEO READ Book AwardCurrent Events Public AffairsWinner of the American Bar Association sSilver Gavel AwardOne of The Los Angeles TimesMost Important Books of A New York TimesEditors ChoiceOne of Wall Street Journal s Hottest Spring Nonfiction BooksOne of O The Oprah Magazine sTitles to Pick Up NowOne of Vulture sBooks You Need to Read This MonthOne of BuzzFeed sMost Buzzed About Books of One of The Guardian s Best Holiday ReadsCe texte fait r f rence l dition Reli WINNER OF THEPULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTIONIn 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 st century Americas most devastating problems Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION WINNER OF THE PEN JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH AWARD FOR NONFICTION WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION FINALIST FOR THE LOS ANGELES TIMESBOOK PRIZE WINNER OF THE HILLMAN PRIZE FOR BOOK JOURNALISM WINNER OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE HEARTLAND PRIZENAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The New York Times Book ReviewThe Boston GlobeThe Washington PostNPREntertainment WeeklyThe New Yorker BloombergEsquire Buzzfeed FortuneSan Francisco Chronicle Milwaukee Journal SentinelSt Louis Post DispatchPoliticoThe WeekBookpageKirkus ReviewsBarnes and Noble Review Apple Library Journal Chicago Public Library Publishers Weekly Booklist Shelf Awareness Ce texte fait r f rence l dition Reli