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The year’s winner of the “The FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2017” is Janesville by Amy Goldstein

Overview: “A gripping story of psychological defeat and resilience” (Bob Woodward, The Washington Post)—an intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors assembly plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, and a larger story of the hollowing of the American middle class. This is the story of what happens to an industrial town in …
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