The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer (Farrar, Straus & Giroux).
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild (The New Press)
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance (Harper)
Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? by Thomas Frank (Metropolitan Books)
The Populist Explosion: How the Great Recession Transformed American and European Politics by John B. Judis (Columbia Global Reports)
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg (Viking)