Jodie Adams Kirshner, “Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promise” (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

In her new book Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promise (St. Martin’s Press, 2019), Jodie Adams Kirshner tells the story of the people of Detroit before, during, and after its bankruptcy, offering lessons about urban governance, post-industrial economics, development, and the usefulness of bankruptcy itself as…