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Extend and Pretend
By Christopher Byrd
Two works of fiction bring to daunting life the human consequences of an economic crisis. By Christopher Byrd.
Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics
By KIM PHILLIPS-FEIN
Reviewed by Barbara Spindel
The notion of "austerity" has returned to political conversations about the fate of America's cities. Kim Phillips-Fein looks back at the the lessons offered by New York's economic crisis of the...
On the Edge
Reviewed by Christopher Byrd
Why Rafael Chirbes's portrait of a Spanish community devasted by the financial crisis is the novel the world needs now. Review by Christopher Byrd.