Reviews and Blog Posts: Homelessness

Been through some tough times? We've got something for that!

Life can be hard sometimes! Poverty, addiction, homelessness...these can weigh a person down, and make it hard to function, let alone rise up. The thing about hardship is that it can feel less hard if you do something about it, whether that's finding some inner peace, being creative or sharing your story. We've put together two programs to help you lighten your load.

Grand Central winter : stories from the street

by Lee Stringer

Reviewer Rating:
5

Once an ambitious business owner, Lee Stringer's first tryst with a crack pipe threw him down the rabbit hole and out to society's fringe. Summering under the stars in Central Park and seeking shelter from winter's cold under Grand Central Station, Stringer spent many years as a homeless slave to...

This side of brightness : a novel

by Colum McCann

Reviewer Rating:
4

Following two separate, but intersecting storylines, This Side of Brightness explores the infrastructure of our lives; the physical systems all around us, the connections we build with family and friends and the internal architecture of the self. We first meet Nathan Walker, an African American sandhog who toils digging tunnels under the east...

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