One Town One Book: $2.00 a Day

One Town, One Book 2017 is

$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

Join us for a community-wide discussion on $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn J. Edin and Luke Shaefer. We'll be talking about poverty, income inequality, and government assistance, focusing on what's happening in our own neighborhood. 


Kickoff Event

Organizers of OTOB will introduce the book, talk about why we chose this as a topic, and get people starting to discuss the issues. You don't need to have read the book yet to come. 


Small Group Discussions

After you read the book or while you are reading, plan to come to a small group discussion. Attend one or all-- it's up to you. No need to RSVP to join. 

Sat. 10/14 at 2pm at Water Street Bookstore

Tues. 10/17 at 7pm at Congregational Church in Exeter

Wed. 10/25 at 11am at Christ Church

Tues. 11/7 at 10am at Exeter Public Library


Panel Discussion Event 

Local organizations and leaders dealing with poverty, homelessness, hunger, job training, etc. will discuss what is happening in our community, answer questions, and talk about how we can help.

Date and Location TBD


Concluding Event

$2.00 a Day author and leading poverty researcher Kathryn J. Edin will speak about the book and her research. 

January 9th, 2018 at 7pm at the Congregational Church in Exeter

Event date: 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

Water Street Bookstore
125 Water Street
Exeter, NH 03833
$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780544811959
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - September 13th, 2016