Nicholas Kristof Discusses the Fall of America’s Working Class | Book Review Live

January 18, 2020

In a discussion led by Jennifer Szalai, The Times’s nonfiction book critic, Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn discussed their new book — “Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope.” The authors explored the disintegration of America’s working class — the result of lost jobs, drugs, shattered families and failed policies. Kristof and WuDunn removed their professional distance as they shared the stories from friends and neighbors that inspired “Tightrope.”

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