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New York Review of Books (review)

Los Angeles Review of Books (review)

The Chauncey Devega Show (podcast)

Contemporary Sociology (review)


Tuesday, Aug. 3 (10:30 pm) — The Rich Get Richer: How Our Quest to Accumulate Wealth has Divided America An in-person book signing and conversation with “The Wealth Hoarders” author Chuck Collins at 118 Elliot (gallery) in Brattleboro, VT. Sponsored by Everyone’s Books. Limit: 50 guests


July 26 — “No, the rich aren’t like the rest of us: Michael Mechanic on the secret worlds of wealth,” by Chancey DeVega, Salon

July 11 — Review by David Corn, Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief, in his newsletter, “This Land.

July 2 — Featured guest on “Unheard Voices,” KSQD community radio, Santa Cruz. [Listen.]

June 22 — Review by Robin Kaiser-Schatzlein, The New Republic

June 16 — “Editor’s Picks: What to Read and Watch This Summer,” California magazine.

June 11 — Featured guest on Brad Friedman’s syndicated KPFK radio show. [Listen.]

June 8 — Instagram Live with journalist Jesse Mechanic (no relation)

June 7 — Video chat with The Giving Review, Part 1 & Part II

June 3 — Cover excerpt, “Life of the 1 Percent,” in Monterey County Weekly.

May 31 — “The Poor Subsidize the Giving of the Rich,” FrankNews interview

May 21 — Guest on “Stand Up! With Pete Dominick” podcast. (Starts ~29 min in.)

May 19 — “The Sit-Down,” with DJ Sixsmith, for CBS Local.

May 18 — Featured guest on weekly podcast “Back to School with Maz Jobrani,” hosted by comedian extraordinaire and “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me” guest host Maz Jobrani.

May 13 — “The Wealth Myth,” a review/interview & excerpt in Red Canary Magazine.

May 13 — “It’s the Economy,” with host Claudia Cragg, on KGNU-FM Community Radio (Denver/Boulder, Colorado).

May 6 — Guest on The Rick Ungar Show, a syndicated radio program wherein we talk about the gutting of the IRS’s ability to pursue wealthy tax cheats.

May 5 — Profile in Oakland’s weekly East Bay Express

May 3 — “How the Extreme Wealth Gap Harms Us All” via On Point, with host Megna Chakrabarti. This syndicated radio show, from WBUR Boston, airs on hundreds of NPR stations.

April 29 — “Background Briefing with Ian Masters,” KPFK-FM (Los Angeles)

April 28 — New York Times review by nonfiction critic Jen Szalai.

April 27 — “Late Mornings with Jeff Schechtman” on KVON radio (Napa, California).

April 27 — Featured guest on The Majority Report” with Sam Seder.

April 23 — The Secret Credit Card That’s Only for the Rich,” an excerpt in author/journalist Timothy Noah’s “Backbencher” substack

April 22 — Chat with Dashka Slater, author of the nonfiction best-seller The 57 Bus, via A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland, California.

April 20 — “How the Rich Mask Their Greed With Ostentatious Philanthropy, by Lewis Beale, the Daily Beast

April 20 — Chat with bestselling author and veteran DC reporter David Corn via Labyrinth Books (Princeton, NJ).

April 19 — “Get Up!” with host Michael Causey, WOWD-FM (Takoma Park, Maryland)

April 14 —The Mother Jones Podcast, hosted by Jamilah King.

April 14 — Interview in Good Times Santa Cruz, plus a shout-out in the editor’s column.

April 13 — Yahoo Finance TV, my first time on TV! (I’ll get used to it.)

April 13 — SF Chronicle‘s “It’s All Political” podcast, with host Joe Garofoli.

April 12 — Review on Medium by ex-Chicago Tribune investigative reporter Michael Millenson.

April 9 — Esquire‘s “The 20 Best Books of Spring 2021” & “The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2021 (So Far)

April 7 — Author profile in Town Topics (Princeton, NJ)

April 7 — “Oakland Writes” arts editor’s column in the East Bay Express.

April 4 — The Atlantic runs a Jackpot excerpt that ranks among its reader’s top stories.

March 2 — Town & Country‘s “The 42 Must-Read Books of Spring 2021

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