Aug. 2022 - Heartland, Book of the Month

August 2022 — Heartland

In another Amazon Editors’ Pick, Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth*+ by Sarah Smarsh gives us a new look into modern poverty in the United States. Here’s a synopsis: An essential read for our times: an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America that will deepen our understanding of the… Continue reading August 2022 — Heartland

Book of the Month, Jan. 2019 - J.C. Penney

Jan. 2019 – J.C. Penney

You know J.C. Penney as a department store, anchoring many a suburban shopping mall, one of several giant retailers feeling the squeeze from the likes of Amazon. Penney's today seems no more rural than Target or Macy's - but it wasn't always this way. In J.C. Penney: The man, the store, and American agriculture, David… Continue reading Jan. 2019 – J.C. Penney