Gordon Young

The Atlantic Wire: These are books you should read this summer

Publishers Weekly: “Young shines a spotlight on a broken city and the efforts of those desperate to save it, but this is also the story of a man confronting a crisis of identity and finding hope where there seemed to be none.”

New York Times: Faded Glory

Slate: Why I want to buy a house in Flint, Michigan

Next City: Holding out for past glories in Gordon Young’s Teardown

Slate: The incredible shrinking American City

WNUR 89.3 FM Chicago: “This Is Hell” with Chuck Mertz interview

Times Higher Education: Small sparks of hope for Flint

Washington Independent Review of Books: A love-poem to arson-prone, deindustrialized Flint

New York Journal of Books: Identity, romance, and sorrow

American City & County Magazine: Learning to accept addition by subtraction

Belt Magazine: Sticking with Flint

ArchNewsNow: A conversation with Gordon Young

MSU Public Radio: Flint expat writes on returning home

CMU Public Radio: Radio Interview with Central Michigan Public Radio

CounterPunch: The human cost of deindustrialization

Lansing State Journal: Michigan’s 20 best books of the year

Author Talk: Eileen Button interviews Gordon Young

Lost Coast Review: What does “genuine citizenship” look like?

WKAR: “Teardown” author reflects on his work after Detroit bankruptcy

Rust Wire: The arson next door

Santa Clara Magazine: Sparks from Flint

Next City: Expensively shrinking cities

ABC 12: Television coverage of the Teardown launch party

CARS 108: Gordon Young blends humor, sensitivity in Flint book

NBC 25: Television interview with Joel Feick

MittenLit: Once a Flintoid, always a Flintoid

WFNT 1470: Radio interview with Jason Cooper

City Pulse: House hunting in the ultimate shrinking city

UC Press: A podcast with Gordon Young discussing “Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City”

Flint Journal: A conversation with Teardown author Gordon Young

East Village Magazine: Book honors stubborn hopes as we work for better days