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The author you need to read now: Tressie McMillan Cottom

The Chicago-Tribune's John Warner calls Berkman Klein Faculty Associate Tressie McMillan Cottom "The author you need to read now."

In her new book “Thick: And Other Essays," she tackles topics ranging from poverty, to race, to healthcare.

Read an excerpt, "The Poor Can’t Afford Not to Wear Nice Clothes," at Medium.