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Rescheduled from March 14

NEW Memoir Lecture

Sarah Smarsh, author of  Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

Journalist and fifth-generation Kansan Sarah Smarsh  chronicles both personal stories from her own life and deeply researched socioeconomic analysis of class in America, HEARTLAND: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth illuminates the unseen, unheard realities of the American working class—which over the course of the author’s turbulent upbringing in rural Kansas in the 1980s and ’90s became the American working poor.

Heartland:

2018 Finalist, National Book Award, nonfiction

Best Book of 2018 by NPRBuzzfeed (Nonfiction), and Publishers Weekly

Smarsh is a journalist who has reported on socioeconomic class, politics and public policy for The GuardianThe New York Times, The New Yorker and Harper’s online, VQR, Pacific Standard, Longreads, Guernica, the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and many others.

6 pm reception/6:30 pm program

This event is full and on a wait list. To place your name on the wait list, call 513-621-0717.  If you were confirmed for the March 14 date, your reservation is valid.

 

 

 

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