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Image of a quote from the Evicted book reading, "Today, over 1 in 5 of all renting families in the country spends half of its income on housing." Image of a quote from the Evicted book reading, "Today, over 1 in 5 of all renting families in the country spends half of its income on housing."

The Evicted book by Matthew Desmond may be the most important nonfiction book written in years. And it’s the book I didn’t want to read. After all, there’s no shortage of sources documenting how bad things are for many people. I didn’t want to read a book about how housing costs have made it nearly impossible…

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Reading Hero of the Empire triggers this question: How is writing impacted by how we today consume information? Surely, there’s an impact. Prevailing advice for writers is to be readers. This implies reading affects writing. If true, then how we read must impact writing as well. So what can we expect of writers in the world…

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