A Satire About School Choice, and Segregation, in Brooklyn

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A plaza entry to Barclays Center, Brooklyn's new arena and home of the Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball team is shown on Sept. 21, 2012. It's the first building part of the Atlantic Yards development.

Lucinda Rosenfeld joins us to talk about her latest novel, Class, a satire on gentrification, liberal guilt and hypocrisy. It tells the story of Karen Kipple, a working wife and mother living in gentrified Brooklyn whose liberal values are tested when the social and economic realities of life hit too close to home.