Saturday, November 12, 2016

Post-Election: Six Titles; Bezos vs. Trump; Diverse Books

Shelf Awareness

The New York Times recommended six titles "for those trying to understand the political, economic, regional and social shifts that drove one of the most stunning political upsets in the nation's history on Tuesday." For its critics' and reviewers' comments on these titles, click here.

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)

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