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Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America

326 pages5 hours


Strong sales track: So Rich, So Poor sold 15,000 in all editions combined, including 8500 hardcover.
Hot issue: Hits the intersection of criminal justice and inequality.
Extensive radio and TV attention: Author did dozens of interviews for previous book including Tavis Smiley, Moyers and Co., Newshour, All Things Considered, The Takeaway, Kojo Nnamdi, Democracy Now, Marketplace, Tell Me More, MSNBC’s The Ed Show, Al Sharpton, and Melissa Harris Perry. He also placed op-eds in the New York Times and Alternet. We expect similar attention for this book
Author Tour: Author did events at Politics and Prose, JFK Library, American Constitution Society, Center for American Progress, Aspen Ideas Festival, City Club of San Diego, Busboys and Poets, Demos Poverty Conference, Public Welfare Foundation, and several bar associations and law schools. We expect similar events for this book.

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