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“Underground Airlines” by Ben H. Winters: A Book Review

“Underground Airlines” by Ben H. Winters: A Book Review

Mulholland Books/Little Brown & Company, Hachette Book Group; Goldsboro Books, UK Ltd. Edition S & N. Imagine if President Lincoln was shot before the Civil War took place and then, because of that and the greed of humankind, the Civil War never happened. If you were black and born into a slave state, there would

“Ending Homelessness”: Panel of experts discuss new book that details problems and solutions

Photo: Gavia Strategies Timed to coincide with the release of a new book on solutions to homelessness, a panel of the book’s authors and its editor discussed prevalent issues facing the homeless community. Titled “Ending Homelessness: Why We Haven’t, How We Can,” the book features chapters on housing first, employing empowerment models and the changing

“The Wolf Road” by Beth Lewis: A Book Review

Goldsboro Books, 23–25 Cecil St., London, WC2N 4E2, United Kingdom, S & N Limited Edition/and Crown Publishing Group, A Division of Penguin Random House “Think on why I ain’t killing you.”—Kreagar Elka doesn’t remember her parents. After a war that destroyed civilization, she lives in the wilderness with a man named Trapper. Trapper teaches her

Evicted: Matthew Desmond’s bestseller chronicles extreme poverty and the struggle to find and keep stable housing

Photo: Michael Kienitz The government has been telling people that the economy has been making a steady but slow recovery from the Great Recession nine years ago. During most months over the past few years, the unemployment rate has suggested a rosy picture of job growth. GDP has slowly improved. The housing market has heated

“A Man Lies Dreaming”: A Book Review

A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar; published by Melville House Publishing “A Man Lies Dreaming” is an amazing alternate history book written by Lavie Tidhar, the author of “The Violent Century” and World Fantasy Award winner “Osama.” In “A Man Lies Dreaming,” Wolf is a down-and-out private eye who was once the most powerful