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Privilege and Poverty

A digital display of fiction, non-fiction, and other representations of privilege, poverty, and inequality.

Fiction, non-fiction, and plays

Search in MIDCAT to find these books in the Middlebury Libraries!

The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives
Americanah
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Bastard Out of Carolina
How the García Girls Lost Their Accents
Plutus
Pride and Prejudice
The Sellout
We Need New Names
The House on Mango Street
Between the World and Me
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Great Expectations
Oliver Twist
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America
American Psycho
The Turner House
Purity
The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power
Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation

Graphic novels

Search in MIDCAT to find these books in the Middlebury Libraries!

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book 1
Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History
Le Transperceneige
V for Vendetta
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
The Complete Maus
Blankets