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READING LIST An exciting and lengthy reading list that is continually growing. Published works range from contemporary favorites to modern classics and works of antiquity. Books are sectioned into an assortment of topics with a variety of unique entry points. The selection is intended for all ages, young at heart and those excited about challenges. It is expected, and known, that so many of these enduring narratives, prose, and research are read more than once in a single life-time.


SCIENCE - Universe - Nature - Resources - Climate - Energy and Sustainability ENVIRONMENT - The Great Outdoors - Trees - Habitats - Animals - Water - Oceans - Fish AGRICULTURE - Food and Factory Farms - Famine - Garden - Pollinators and Seeds HOUSEHOLD - Diet - Cookbooks - Kitchen - Clothing HEALTH - Personal Care and Aging - Friendship and Love - Self Esteem For Youth CREATIVITY AND INSPIRATION - Culture - Folklore - Modern Invention - Spirituality EDUCATION - Education - Schools - Philosophy - Journalism SOCIAL JUSTICE - Human Rights and Liberties - Children - Women - Crime and Bullying - Advocacy and Activists - Poverty SOCIETY - Civilization - Transportation - Plastics and Waste ECONOMICS - Consumerism - The Corporate World - Banking and Capitalism GOVERNMENT - Politics - Military - Dystopia HISTORY and Presidents - War - Slavery - The Depression and The Dust Bowl - The Holocaust - Historic Fiction



SCIENCE EMERGENCE by Steven Johnson, 2001 nonfiction
Wikipedia - Steven Johnson's Website - GoodReads
WHAT IF? SERIOUS SCIENTIFIC ANSWERS TO ABSURD HYPOTHETICAL QUESTIONS by Randall Munroe, 2014 nonfiction
What If Website - GoodReads
THE HOT ZONE by Richard Preston, 1994 fiction & nonfiction
Wikipedia - GoodReads
NIKOLA TESLA: IMAGINATION AND THE MAN THAT INVENTED THE 20TH CENTURY by Sean Patrick, 2013 nonfiction
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EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS ON ELECTRICITY by Benjamin Franklin, 1751 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads

UNIVERSE
COSMOS by Carl Sagan, 1985 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Carl Sagan's Website - GoodReads
CHAOS by James Gleick, 1987 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE ELEGANT UNIVERSE: SUPERSTRINGS, HIDDEN DIMENSIONS, AND THE QUEST FOR THE ULTIMATE THEORY by Brian Greene, 1999 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Brian Greene's Website - GoodReads
AN ASTRONAUT'S GUIDE TO LIFE ON EARTH: WHAT GOING TO SPACE TAUGHT ME ABOUT INGENUITY, DETERMINATION, AND BEING by Chris Hadfield, 2013 nonfiction.
Chris Hadfield's Website - GoodReads
EARTH FROM ABOVE by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, 1999 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Yann Arthus-Bertrand's Website - GoodReads


NATURE
THE DAY THE WORLD EXPLODED: AUGUST 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester, 2003 fiction Wikipedia - Simon Winchester's Website - GoodReads
MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN by Jean Craighead George, 1959 children's fiction Wikipedia - Jean Craighead George's Website - GoodReads
ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS by Scott O'Dell, 1960 fiction Wikipedia - Scott O'Dell's Website - GoodReads
HATCHET by Gary Paulsen, 1987 fiction Wikipedia - GoodReads
JULIE OF THE WOLVES by Jean Craighead George,1972 fiction Wikipedia - GoodReads
A PASSION FOR NATURE: THE LIFE OF JOHN MUIR by Donald Worster, 2008 nonfiction/biographyn.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
ALL I SEE IS PART OF ME by Chara M. Curtis, 1989 fiction.
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RESOURCES
SALT: A WORLD HISTORY by Mark Kurlansky, 2002 science fiction Wikipedia - Mark Kurlansky's Website - GoodReads
THE HISTORY OF THE STANDARD OIL COMPANY by Ida Tarbell, 1904 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
OIL 101 by Morgan Downey, 2009 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE FRACKERS: THE OUTRAGEOUS INSIDE STORY OF THE NEW BILLIONAIRE WILDCATTERS by Gregory Zuckerman, 2013 nonfiction.
Gregory Zuckerman's Website - GoodReads
THE PRIZE: THE EPIC QUEST FOR OIL, MONEY & POWER by Daniel Yergin, 1990 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
DIAMONDS, GOLD, AND WAR: THE BRITISH, THE BOERS, AND THE MAKING OF SOUTH AFRICA by Martin Meredith, 2009 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
PAPYRUS: THE PLANT THAT CHANGED THE WORLD: FROM ANCIENT EGYPT TO TODAY'S WATER WARS by John Gaudet, 2014 nonfiction.
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CLIMATE

FIELD NOTES FROM A CATASTROPHE: MAN, NATURE, AND CLIMATE CHANGE by Elizabeth Kolbert, 2006 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE WORST HARD TIME: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THOSE WHO SURVIVED THE GREAT AMERICAN DUST BOWL by Timothy Egan, 2005 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
EAARTH by Bill Mckibben, 2010 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Bill Mckibben's Website - GoodReads
THE DELIBERATE CORRUPTION OF CLIMATE SCIENCE by Tim Ball, 2014 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads


ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY

BETTER OFF: FLIPPING THE SWITCH ON TECHNOLOGY by Eric Bende, 2004 nonfiction.
Good Reads - GoodReads
ECOMIND by Frances Moore Lappe (for the Change and Adapting category), 2013 nonfiction.
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CONFESSIONS OF AN ECO-SINNER by Fred Pearce, 2008 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE TIPPING POINT by Malcolm Gladwell, 2000 nonfiction
Wikipedia - GoodReads
LEADING FROM THE EMERGING FUTURE: FROM EGO-SYSTEM TO ECOSYSTEM ECONOMIES by Otto Scharmer and Katrin Kaufer, 2013 nonfiction
Otto Scharmer's Website - GoodReads


ENVIRONMENT

SILENT SPRING by Rachel Carson, 1962 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Silent Spring Website - GoodReads
THE CONTROL OF NATURE by John McPhee, 1989 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
END OF NATURE by Bill Mckibben, 1989 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Bill McKibben's Website - GoodReads
MYCELIUM RUNNING by Paul Stamets, 2005 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
FAR TORTUGA by Peter Matthiessen, 1988 fiction.
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THE GREAT OUTDOORS
NATIONAL PARKS: THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, 4TH EDITION by Alfred Runte, 2010 nonfiction
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RANGER CONFIDENTIAL: LIVING, WORKING, AND DYING IN THE NATIONAL PARKS by Andrea Lankford, 2010 nonfiction
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WALDEN: (OR LIFE IN THE WOODS) by Henry David Thoreau, 1854 nonfiction
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE JOURNALS OF LEWIS AND CLARK (LEWIS & CLARK EXPEDITION) by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, 1804 nonfiction
Wikipedia - The Journals of Lewis and Clark Website - GoodReads
THE CALL OF THE WILD by Jack London, 1903 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE SNOWY DAY by Ezra Jack Keats, 1962 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads


TREES

THE GREAT KAPOK TREE: A TALE OF THE AMAZON RAIN FOREST by Lynne Cherry, 1990 children’s fiction Wikipedia - Lynne Cherry's Website - GoodReads
THE LEGACY OF LUNA: THE STORY OF A TREE, A WOMAN AND THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE THE REDWOODS by Julia Hill, 2000 nonfiction
Wikipedia - Julia Hill's Website - GoodReads
THE TREE LADY: THE TRUE STORY OF HOW ONE TREE-LOVING WOMAN CHANGED A CITY FOREVER by H. Joseph Hopkins and Jill McElmurry, 2013 nonfiction
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A TREE IS NICE by Janice May Udry and Marc Simont, 1956 fiction Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE FOREST UNSEEN: A YEAR'S WATCH IN NATURE by David George Haskell, 2012 nonfiction
The Forest Unseen Website - GoodReads


HABITATS

TRAVELS IN SIBERIA by Ian Frazier, 2010 nonfiction
Wikipedia - GoodReads
WHERE THE SKY BEGAN: LAND OF THE TALLGRASS PRAIRIE by James Madson , 1982 nonfiction
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DESERT SOLITAIRE by Edward Abbey, 1968 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Edward Abbey's Website - GoodReads
ARCTIC DREAMS by Barry López, 1986 nonfiction.
Barry López's Website - GoodReads
CRY OF THE KALAHARI by Mark James Owens, 1984 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads


ANIMALS
THE CALL OF THE WILD by Jack London, 1903 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
IN THE SHADOW OF MAN by Jane Goodall, 1946 nonfiction.
Jane Goodall's Website - GoodReads
CHARLOTTE’S WEB by E.B. White, 1952 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
SEABISCUIT by Laura Hillenbrand, 2001 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Seabiscuit Website - GoodReads
THE GIRL WHO LOVED WILD HORSES by Paul Goble, 1948 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
WATERSHIP DOWN by Richard Adams, 1972 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE by Kate DiCamillo, 2000 fiction.
Wikipedia - Kate DiCamillo's Website - GoodReads
MISTY OF CHINCOTEAGUE by Marguerite Henry, 1947 fiction.
Wikipedia - Misty of Chincoteague Website - GoodReads
BORN FREE: A LIONESS OF TWO WORLDS by Joy Adamson, 1960 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE ANIMAL BOOK: A COLLECTION OF THE FASTEST, FIERCEST, TOUGHEST, CLEVEREST, SHYEST—AND MOST SURPRISING— ANIMALS by Steve Jenkins, 2013 nonfiction.
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WATER
RIVER TOWN by Peter Hessler, 2001 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
BLUE GOLD: THE FIGHT TO STOP THE CORPORATE THEFT OF THE WORLD'S WATER by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke, 2005 nonfiction.
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WATER: THE FATE OF OUR MOST PRECIOUS RESOURCE by Marq De Villiers, 2001 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
WATER WARS: DROUGHT, FLOOD, FOLLY AND THE POLITICS OF THIRST by Diane Raines Ward, 2002 nonfiction.
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CADILLAC DESERT: THE AMERICAN WEST AND ITS DISAPPEARING WATER, REVISED EDITION by Marc Reisner, 1986 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE RIVERKEEPERS: TWO ACTIVISTS FIGHT TO RECLAIM OUR ENVIRONMENT AS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT by John Cronin and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, 1997 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - The Riverkeepers Website - GoodReads
THE SECRET KNOWLEDGE OF WATER: DISCOVERING THE ESSENCE OF THE AMERICAN DESERT by Craig Childs, 2000 nonfiction.
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OCEANS

MOBY DICK by Herman Melville, 1851 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Herman Melville's Website - GoodReads
THE WAVE by Susan Casey, 2011 nonfiction.
Susan Casey's Website - GoodReads
THE OUTLAW SEA by William Langewiesche, 2004 nonfiction.
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THE SEA AROUND US by Rachel Carson, 1951 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Rachel Carson's Website - GoodReads
THE EMPTY OCEAN by Richard Ellis, 2004 nonfiction.
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FISH
COD: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE FISH THAT CHANGED THE WORLD by Mark Kurlansky, 1997 nonfiction.
Mark Kurlansky's Website - GoodReads
PADDLE-TO-THE-SEA by Holling Clancy Holling, 1941 fiction Wikipedia - GoodReads
DESERTED OCEAN: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF DEPLETION HARDCOVER by Norman Holy, 2009 nonfiction.
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THE END OF THE LINE: HOW OVERFISHING IS CHANGING THE WORLD AND WHAT WE EAT by Charles Clover, 2006 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
OVERFISHING: WHAT EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW by Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn, 2012 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads


AGRICULTURE


DIRT: THE EROSION OF CIVILIZATIONS by David R. Montgomery , 2007 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
ORANGES by John McPhee , 1975 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
AGAINST THE GRAIN: HOW AGRICULTURE HAS HIJACKED CIVILIZATION by Richard Manning, 2004 nonfiction.
Richard Manning's Website - GoodReads
TOMATOLAND: HOW MODERN INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE DESTROYED OUR MOST ALLURING FRUIT by Barry Estabrook, 2011 nonfiction.
Barry Estabrook's Website - GoodReads
BET THE FARM: HOW FOOD STOPPED BEING FOOD by Frederick Kaufman, 2012 nonfiction.
Frederick Kaufman's Website - GoodReads
SECRETS OF THE SOIL: NEW SOLUTIONS FOR RESTORING OUR PLANET by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Byrd, 1998 nonfiction.
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THE SECRET LIFE OF PLANTS by Tompkins and Byrd, 1973 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads


FAMINE

BLACK POTATOES: THE STORY OF THE GREAT IRISH FAMINE, 1845-1850 by Susan Campbell Bartoletti, 2001 nonfiction.
Susan Campbell Bartoletti's Website - GoodReads
THE THIRD HORSEMAN: CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE GREAT FAMINE OF THE 14TH CENTURY by William Rosen, 2001 nonfiction.
William Rosen's Website - GoodReads
MAO'S GREAT FAMINE: THE HISTORY OF CHINA'S MOST DEVASTATING CATASTROPHE by Frank Dikötter, 2010 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Frank Dikötter's Website - GoodReads
THE VERTICAL FARM: FEEDING THE WORLD IN THE 21ST CENTURY by Dickson Despommier and Majora Carter, 2010 nonfiction.
The Vertical Farm Website - GoodReads

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FOOD AND FACTORY FARMS
THE OMNIVORE'S DILEMMA by Michael Pollan, 2006 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Michael Pollan's Website - GoodReads
FOOD INC. edited by Karl Weber, 2009 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
FAST FOOD NATION: THE DARK SIDE OF THE ALL-AMERICAN MEAL by Eric Schlosser, 2001 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
FOOD IN HISTORY by Reay Tannahill, 1973 nonfiction Wikipedia - GoodReads
EVERYTHING I WANT TO DO IS ILLEGAL: WAR STORIES FROM THE LOCAL FOOD FRONT by Joel Salatin, 2007 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
ANIMAL FACTORY: THE LOOMING THREAT OF INDUSTRIAL PIG, DAIRY, AND POULTRY FARMS TO HUMANS AND THE ENVIRONMENT by David Kirby, 2010 nonfiction.
Animal Factory Website - GoodReads
THE MEAT RACKET: THE SECRET TAKEOVER OF AMERICA'S FOOD BUSINESS by Christopher Leonard, 2014 nonfiction.
Christopher Leonard's Website - GoodReads

GARDEN

ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE: A YEAR OF FOOD LIFE by Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver and Steven L. Hopp, 2007 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Website - GoodReads
THE FORAGER'S HARVEST: A GUIDE TO IDENTIFYING, HARVESTING, AND PREPARING EDIBLE WILD PLANTS by Samuel Thayer, 2005 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
AN EDIBLE HISTORY OF HUMANITY by Tom Standage, 2009 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE UNSETTLING OF AMERICA: CULTURE & AGRICULTURE by Wendell Berry, 1977 nonfiction.
GoodReads - Wikipedia
SECOND NATURE: A GARDENER'S EDUCATION by Michael Pollan, 2007 nonfiction.
Michael Pollan's Website - GoodReads
FOOD NOT LAWNS: HOW TO TURN YOUR YARD INTO A GARDEN AND YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD INTO A COMMUNITY by H.C. Flores, 2006 nonfiction.
H. C. Flores' Website - GoodReads


POLLINATORS AND SEEDS
BEES by Rudolf Steiner, 1923 nonfiction.
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THE YEAR OF THE BUTTERFLY by George Ordish, 1975 fiction GoodReads
SEEDS OF DESTRUCTION: THE HIDDEN AGENDA OF GENETIC MANIPULATION by William F. Engdahl, 2007 nonfiction.
William Engdahl's Website - GoodReads
SEED TO SEED: SEED SAVING AND GROWING TECHNIQUES FOR VEGETABLE GARDENERS by Suzanne Ashworth and David Cavagnaro, 2002 nonfiction.
Suzanna Ashworth's Website - GoodReads
THE BOTANY OF DESIRE by Michael Pollan, 2001 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Michael Pollan's Website - GoodReads
SEEDTIME: ON THE HISTORY, HUSBANDRY, POLITICS AND PROMISE OF SEEDS
by Scott Chaskey, 2014 nonfiction.
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HOUSEHOLD
SLOW DEATH BY RUBBER DUCK by Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, 2010 nonfiction.
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EXPOSED: THE TOXIC CHEMISTRY OF EVERYDAY PRODUCTS AND WHAT'S AT STAKE FOR AMERICAN by Mark Schapiro, 2009 nonfiction.
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THE NATURALLY CLEAN HOME: 150 SUPER-EASY HERBAL FORMULAS FOR GREEN CLEANING by Karyn Siegel-Maier, 2008 nonfiction.
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THE URBAN HOMESTEAD: YOUR GUIDE TO SELF-SUFFICIENT LIVING IN THE HEART OF THE CITY (PROCESS SELF-RELIANCE SERIES) by Kelly Coyne, 2008 nonfiction.
Kelly Coyne's Website - GoodReads
SMALL WONDER by Barbara Kingsolver, 2002 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Barbara Kingsolver's Website - GoodReads
STALKING THE WILD ASPARAGUS by Euell Gibbons, 1979 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE AMERICAN WOMAN'S HOME by Catharine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1869 nonfiction.
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DIET

DIET FOR A SMALL PLANET (20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION ) by Frances Moore Lappe, 1965 nonfiction.
Frances Moore Lappe's Website - GoodReads
HOPE'S EDGE: THE NEXT DIET FOR A SMALL PLANET by Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Lappe Green, 2002 nonfiction.
Hope's Edge Website - GoodReads
THE CHINA STUDY by T. Colin Campbell, Jacob Gold Schurman, and Thomas M. Campbell II, 2005 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - The China Study Website - GoodReads
ON FOOD AND COOKING: THE SCIENCE AND LORE OF THE KITCHEN by Harold McGee, 1984 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
WHAT THE WORLD EATS by Faith D’Alusio and Peter Menzel, 2008 nonfiction.
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COOKBOOKS
FORKS OVER KNIVES by Gene Stone, 2011.
Forks Over Knives Website - GoodReads
FROM A MONASTERY KITCHEN: THE CLASSIC NATURAL FOODS COOKBOOK by Brother Victor-Antoine D'Avila-Latourrette, 2002.
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FULL MOON FEAST by Jessica Prentice, 2006.
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LOCAL FLAVORS by Deborah Madison, 2002 .
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HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING VEGETARIAN by Mark Bittman, 2007.
Mark Bittman's Website - GoodReads
ROOT TO LEAF COOK BOOK by Steven Satterfield, 2015.
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WILD FERMENTATION by Sandor Katz, 200.3
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KITCHEN
INDEPENDENCE DAYS: A GUIDE TO SUSTAINABLE FOOD STORAGE & PRESERVATION by Sharon Astyk, 2009 nonfiction.
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A HISTORY OF KITCHENS by David Eveleigh, 2011 nonfiction.
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THE KITCHEN AS LABORATORY: REFLECTIONS ON THE SCIENCE OF FOOD AND COOKING by César Vega and Job Ubbink, 2012 nonfiction.
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ON FOOD AND COOKING: THE SCIENCE AND LORE OF THE KITCHEN by Harold McGee, 1984 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
AN EVERLASTING MEAL: COOKING WITH ECONOMY AND GRACE by Tamar Adler and Alice Waters, 2012 nonfiction.
Tamar Adler's Website - GoodReads
HOW TO COOK A WOLF by M. F. K. Fisher, 1942 nonfiction.
M. F. K. Fisher's Website - GoodReads

CLOTHING

WORLD TEXTILES: A CONCISE HISTORY by Mary Schoeser, 2003 nonfiction.
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OVERDRESSED: THE SHOCKINGLY HIGH COST OF CHEAP FASHION by Elizabeth L. Cline, 2012 nonfiction.
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THE END OF FASHION: HOW MARKETING CHANGED THE CLOTHING BUSINESS FOREVER by Teri Agins, 2000 nonfiction.
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EMPIRE OF COTTON: A GLOBAL HISTORY by Sven Beckert, 2014 nonfiction.
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HEALTH AND WELLNESS

OUR BODIES, OURSELVES by Various Authors, 1971 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Our Bodies, Ourselves Website - GoodReads
MENDING BODIES, SAVING SOULS: A HISTORY OF HOSPITALS by Guenter B. Risse, 1999 nonfiction.
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GREEN PHARMACY: THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF WESTERN HERBAL MEDICINE by Barbara Griggs, 1997 nonfiction.
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FAMILY LIMITATION by Margaret Sanger, 1914 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
BLIND by Rachel ReWoskin, 2014 fiction.
Rachel DeWoskin's Website - GoodReads
THE BELL JAR by Sylvia Plath, 1963 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
ASYLUM: INSIDE THE CLOSED WORLD OF STATE MENTAL HOSPITALS by Christopher Payne and Oliver Sacks, 2009 nonfiction.
Asylum Website - Christopher Payne's Website - GoodReads

PERSONAL CARE AND AGING
MAGICAL AROMATHERAPY: THE POWER OF SCENT by Scott Cunningham, 1989 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SENSES by Diane Ackerman, 1990 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - Diane Ackerman's Website - GoodReads
ORGANIC BODY CARE RECIPES by Stephanie Tourles, 2007 nonfiction.
Stephanie Tourles' Website - GoodReads
HERZOG by Saul Bellow , 1964 fiction Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE GIFT OF YEARS: GROWING OLDER GRACEFULLY by Joan Chittister, 2010 nonfiction.
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FRIENDSHIP AND LOVE
WHEREVER YOU ARE: MY LOVE WILL FIND YOU by Nancy Tillman, 2012 children’s fiction Nancy Tillman's Website - GoodReads
WE JUST WANT TO LIVE HERE A PALESTINIAN TEENAGER, AN ISRAELI TEENAGER--AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP by Amal Rifa'i and Odelia Ainbinder, 2003 nonfiction.
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AN INVISIBLE THREAD: THE TRUE STORY OF AN 11-YEAR-OLD PANHANDLER, A BUSY SALES EXECUTIVE, AND AN UNLIKELY MEETING Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski, 2012 nonfiction.
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THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT by Mark Haddon, 2003 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN by Ransom Riggs, 2013 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads


SELF ESTEEM FOR YOUTH
AMERICAN GIRL (AND THEIR "GIRLS GUIDE TO..." SERIES OF BOOKS) by multiple authors, 2011-2015 nonfiction.
American Girl Website - GoodReads
NANCY DREW by Carolyn Keene, 1930 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
COMING OF AGE IN SAMOA by Margaret Mead, 1928 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
ZEN AND THE ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE by Robert M. Pirsig, 1974 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
ARE YOU THERE, GOD? IT’S ME, MARGARET by Judy Blume, 1970 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE STORY OF FERDINAND by Munro Leaf, 1936 children’s fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE SECRET GARDEN by Frances Hodgson Burnett, 1911 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads


CREATIVITY AND INSPIRATION
A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS by Neil MacGregor, 2010 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - A History of the World in 100 Objects Website - GoodReads
BIRD BY BIRD by Anne Lamott, 1994 fiction.
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AGAINST INTERPRETATION by Susan Sontag, 1966 fiction.
Wikipedia - Susan Sontag's Website - GoodReads
TAO OF PHYSICS by Fritjof Capra, 1975 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY by Douglas Adams, 1978 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE COURAGE TO CREATE by Rollo May, 1972 nonfiction.
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CULTURE
ART AND CULTURE: CRITICAL ESSAYS by Clement Greenberg, 1971 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
CHANGING MY MIND by Zadie Smith, 2010 nonfiction.
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STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND by Robert E. Heinlein, 1961 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE JOY LUCK CLUB by Amy Tan, 2010 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN by Sherman Alexie, 2007 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
ONE GREEN APPLE by Eve Bunting, 2006 fiction.
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TAR BEACH by Faith Ringgold, 1991 fiction.
Faith Ringgold's Website - GoodReads


FOLKLORE
TIKKI TIKKI TEMBO by Arlene Mosel, 1968 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
D’AULAIRES’ BOOK OF GREEK MYTHS by Ingri d’Aulaire and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, 1962 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
WHY MOSQUITOES BUZZ IN PEOPLE’S EARS by Verna Aardema, 1975 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
STREGA NONA by Tomie dePaola, 1975 fiction.
Wikipedia - Tomie dePaola's Website - GoodReads
THE ROUGH-FACE GIRL by Rafe Martin, 1992 fiction.
Rafe Martin's Website - GoodReads
MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS by John Steptoe, 2008 fiction GoodReads
A TREASURY OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE by Benjamin A. Botkin, 1944 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads

MODERN INVENTION

BAD SCIENCEby Ben Goldacre, 2010 nonfiction.
Bad Science Website - GoodReads
SELLING SICKNESS: HOW THE WORLD'S BIGGEST PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES ARE TURNING US ALL INTO PATIENTS by Ray Moynihan and Alan Cassels, 2005 nonfiction.
nbsp; Ray Moynihan's Website - GoodReads
THE SOUL OF A NEW MACHINE by Tracy Kidder, 1981 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley, 1818 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE CORRECTIONS by Jonathan Franzen, 2001 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads


SPIRITUALITY 
BEING AND NOTHINGNESS: AN ESSAY ON PHENOMENOLOGICAL ONTOLOGY by Jean-Paul Sartre, 1943 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
BEING AND TIME by Martin Heidegger, 1927 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
I AND THOU by Martin Buber, 1923 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
ZEN SHORTS by Jon J. Muth, 2005 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS by Thornton Wilder, 1927 fiction.
Wikipedia - Thornton Wilder's Website - GoodReads
A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L'Engle, 1962 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
ISHMAEL: AN ADVENTURE OF THE MIND AND SPIRIT by Daniel Quinn, 1992 fiction.
Wikipedia - Ishmael Website - GoodReads
MUTANT MESSAGE DOWN UNDER by Morgan Marlo, 1991 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads

EDUCATION
PEDAGOGY OF THE OPPRESSED by Paulo Freire, 1970 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE PLEASURE OF FINDING THINGS OUT by Richard P. Feynman, 1999 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
INTUITIVE THINKING AS A SPIRITUAL PATH: A PHILOSOPHY OF FREEDOM (CLASSICS IN ANTHROPOSOPHY) by Rudolf Steiner and Michael Lipson, 1995 nonfiction.
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LOOK TO THE MOUNTAIN: AN ECOLOGY OF INDIGENOUS EDUCATION by Gregory Cajete, 1994 nonfiction.
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THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak, 2005 fiction.
Wikipedia - Markus Zusak's Website - GoodReads


SCHOOLS
 
THE NIGHT IS DARK AND I AM FAR FROM HOME by Jonathan Kozol, 1990 nonfiction.
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THE MONTESSORI METHOD by Maria Montessori, 2009 nonfiction.
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THE SCHOOL AND THE CURRICULUM by John Dewey, 1991 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
NEW ENGLAND PRIMER by Anonymous, 1777 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads


PHILOSOPHY
PRAGMATISM by William James, 1907 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
LEAVES OF GRASS by Walt Whitman, 1855 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE LORAX by Dr. Seuss, 1971 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
BLACK ELK SPEAKS by John G. Neihardt, 1932 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
I AND THOU by Martin Buber, 1923 fiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
DISTURBING THE PEACE by Vaclav Havel, 1991 fiction.
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JOURNALISM
ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, 1974 Wikipedia - GoodReads
POLITICAL FICTIONS by Joan Didion, 2001 nonfiction.
Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE GREAT DERANGEMENT by Matt Taibbi, 2008 nonfiction.
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THE AGE OF PROPAGANDA by Anthony Pratkanis, 1992 nonfiction.
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CONFESSIONS OF AN ADVERTISING MAN by David Ogilvy, 1963 nonfiction.
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HUMAN RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES
RAGTIME by E.L Doctorow, 1975 fiction.
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RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE by Zane Grey, 1912 fiction.
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THE FIRE NEXT TIME by James Baldwin, 1963 nonfiction.
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JACK AND JIM by Kitty Crowther, 2000 children’s fiction.
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THE SCARLET LETTER by Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1850 fiction.
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HOW IT WENT DOWN by Kekla Magoon, 2014 fiction.
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BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates, 2015 nonfiction.
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ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY by Mildred D. Taylor, 1975 fiction.
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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee, 1960 fiction.
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CHILDREN
HEIDI: ADAPTED FOR YOUNG READERS (DOVER CHILDREN'S THRIFT CLASSICS) by Johanna Spyri and Thea Kliros, 2011 children’s fiction.
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ORPHAN TRAIN by Christina Baker Kline, 2013 fiction.
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HOMECOMING by Cynthia Voigt, 1981 fiction.
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THE RAILWAY CHILDREN
by Edith Nesbit, 1906 fiction.
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A FINE BALANCE by Rohinton Mistry, 2001 fiction.
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THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, 2012 fiction.
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BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: LIFE, DEATH, AND HOPE IN A MUMBAI UNDERCITY by Katherine Boo, 2014 nonfiction.
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WOMEN
HOW TO BE A WOMAN by Caitlin Moran, 2011 nonfiction.
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WOMEN'S WORK: THE FIRST 20,000 YEARS : WOMEN, CLOTH, AND SOCIETY IN EARLY TIMES by Elizabeth Wayland Barber, 1995 nonfiction.
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THE BEAUTY MYTH by Naomi Wolf, 1991 nonfiction.
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THE SECOND SEX by Simone de Beauvoir , 1949 nonfiction.
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THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE by Betty Friedan, 1963 nonfiction.
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A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN by Virginia Woolf, 1929 nonfiction.
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I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS by Maya Angelou, 1962 nonfiction.
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LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott, 1868 fiction.
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FAULT LINE by Christa Desir, 2013 fiction.
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CRIME AND BULLYING
THE HOUSE OF THE SCORPION by Nancy Farmer, 2002 fiction.
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RED HARVEST by Dashiell Hammett, 1927 fiction Wikipedia - GoodReads
THE STRANGE CASE OF ORIGAMI YODA SERIES by Tom Angleberger, 2010 fiction.
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THE HUNDRED DRESSES by Eleanor Estes, 1944 teen fiction.
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THE CHOCOLATE WAR by Robert Cormier, 1974 teen fiction Wikipedia - GoodReads


ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISTS
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X, AS TOLD TO ALEX HALEY 1965 by Malcom X and Alex Hayley, 1965 nonfiction.
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INFIDEL by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, 2007 nonfiction.
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MY NAME IS MARY SUTTER by Robin Oliveira, 2010 fiction.
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ONE GLORIOUS AMBITION: THE COMPASSIONATE CRUSADE OF DOROTHEA DIX
by Jane Kirkpatrick, 2013 fiction.
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THE WORDS OF CESAR CHAVEZ by Richard J. Jensen and John C. Hammerback, 2002 nonfiction.
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AND THE BAND PLAYED ON by Randy Shilts, 1987 nonfiction.
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LIVED THROUGH THIS by Anne Ream, 2014 nonfiction.
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POVERTY

FIRE IN THE ASHES: TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AMONG THE POOREST CHILDREN IN AMERICA by Jonathan Kozol, 2013 nonfiction.
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NICKEL AND DIMED by Barbara Ehrenreich, 2001 nonfiction.
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THERE ARE NO CHILDREN HERE: THE STORY OF TWO BOYS GROWING UP IN THE OTHER AMERICA by Alex Kotlowitz, 1992 nonfiction.
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HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES by Jacob Riis, 1890 nonfiction.
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SOCIETY
THE DENIAL OF DEATH by Ernest Becker, 1973 nonfiction.
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ROAD LESS TRAVELED by M. Scott Peck, 2003 nonfiction.
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FALLING UPWARD: A SPIRITUALITY FOR THE TWO HALVES OF LIFE by Richard Rohr, 2011 nonfiction.
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THE MASTERS AND THE SLAVES by Gilberto Freyre, 1956 nonfiction.
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WORLDCHANGING: A USER'S GUIDE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY by Alex Steffen, 2008 nonfiction.
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BIOMIMICRY: INNOVATION INSPIRED BY NATURE by Janine M. Benyus, 1997 nonfiction.
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CIVILIZATION
THE LORD OF THE FLIES by William Golding, 1954 fiction.
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COLLAPSE by Jared Diamond, 2005 nonfiction.
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AN UNCOMMON HISTORY OF COMMON THINGS by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson, 2009 nonfiction.
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THE MORE BEAUTIFUL WORLD OUR HEARTS KNOW IS POSSIBLE by Charles Eisenstein, 2013 nonfiction.
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THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMS by Henry Adams, 1907 nonfiction.
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GLOBAL BABIES by The Global Fund for Children, 2007 nonfiction.
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THE DEATH AND LIFE OF GREAT AMERICAN CITIES by Jane Jacobs, 1961 nonfiction.
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TRANSPORTATION
THE GREAT RAILWAY BAZAAR by Paul Theroux, 1975 fiction.
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RAILROADS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY by Claude Wiatrowski, 2012 nonfiction.
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MY NAME IS AMERICA: THE JOURNAL OF SEAN SULLIVAN, A TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD WORKER by William Durbin, 1999 fiction.
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NOTHING LIKE IT IN THE WORLD: THE MEN WHO BUILT THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD 1863-1869 by Stephen E. Ambrose, 2000 nonfiction.
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A SURVEY OF THE ROADS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA by Christopher Colles, 1789 nonfiction.
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UNSAFE AT ANY SPEED by Ralph Nader, 1965 nonfiction.
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PLASTICS AND WASTE
PLASTIC: A TOXIC LOVE STORY by Susan Freinkel, 2011 nonfiction.
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BAG IN THE WIND by Ted Kooser and Barry Root, 2010 fiction.
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PLASTIC OCEAN: HOW A SEA CAPTAIN'S CHANCE DISCOVERY LAUNCHED A DETERMINED QUEST TO SAVE THE OCEANS by Charles Moore and Cassandra Phillips, 2012 nonfiction.
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ZERO WASTE HOME: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SIMPLIFYING YOUR LIFE BY REDUCING YOUR WASTE by Bea Johnson, 2013 nonfiction.
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MOBY-DUCK: THE TRUE STORY OF 28,800 BATH TOYS LOST AT SEA & OF THE BEACHCOMBERS, OCEANOGRAPHERS, ENVIRONMENTALISTS by Donovan Hohn, 2011 nonfiction.
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EVERYTHING THAT REMAINS: A MEMOIR BY THE MINIMALISTS by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, 2014 nonfiction.
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THE ONE STRAW REVOLUTION by Masanobu Fukuoka, 2009 nonfiction.
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ECONOMICS
FREAKONOMICS by Steven D. Levitt and Steven J. Dubner, 2005 nonfiction.
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SACRED ECONOMICS by Charles Eisenstein, 2011 nonfiction.
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DEBT by David Graeber, 2011 nonfiction.
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LIAR'S POKER by Michael Lewis, 1989 nonfiction.
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THE SHOCK DOCTRINE by Naomi Klein, 2007 nonfiction.
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THE MILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR: THE SURPRISING SECRETS OF AMERICA'S WEALTHY by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko, 2010 nonfiction.
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EMPTY MANSIONS: THE MYSTERIOUS LIFE OF HUGUETTE CLARK AND THE SPENDING OF A GREAT AMERICAN FORTUNE by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell Jr, 2014 nonfiction.
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SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL: ECONOMICS AS IF PEOPLE MATTERED by E.F. Schumacher, 1973 nonfiction.
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CONSUMERISM

 CRADLE TO CRADLE: REMAKING THE WAY WE MAKE THINGS by Michael Braungart, 2002 nonfiction.
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THE PARADOX OF CHOICE: WHY MORE IS LESS by Barry Schwartz, 2004 nonfiction.
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THE OVERSPENT AMERICAN: WHY WE WANT WHAT WE DON'T NEED by Juliet B. Schor, 1999 nonfiction.
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THE STORY OF STUFF: THE IMPACT OF OVERCONSUMPTION ON THE PLANET, OUR COMMUNITIES, AND OUR HEALTH-AND HOW WE CAN by Annie Leonard, 2011 nonfiction.
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THE CORPORATE WORLD
THE JUNGLE by Upton Sinclair, 1906 fiction.
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THE LORDS OF STRATEGY: THE SECRET INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF THE NEW CORPORATE WORLD by Walter Kiechel, 2010 nonfiction.
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THE CORPORATION: THE PATHOLOGICAL PURSUIT OF PROFIT AND POWER by Joel Bakan, 2003 nonfiction.
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GLOBAL REACH: THE POWER OF THE MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS by Richard J. Barnet and Ronald E. Muller, 1976 nonfiction.
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THE HISTORY OF STANDARD OIL COMPANY by Ida Tarbell, 1904 nonfiction.
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BANKING AND CAPITALISM
LORDS OF FINANCE: THE BANKERS WHO BROKE THE WORLD by Liaquat Ahamed, 2009 nonfiction.
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THE CREATURE FROM JEKYLL ISLAND: A SECOND LOOK AT THE FEDERAL RESERVE by G. Edward Griffin, 1995 nonfiction.
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THE ASCENT OF MONEY: A FINANCIAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD by Niall Ferguson, 2008 nonfiction.
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CAPITALISM AND FREEDOM by Milton Friedman, 1962 nonfiction.
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AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM: AN EXPERIMENT IN HISTORY (VALUES AND CAPITALISM) by Charles Murray, 2013 nonfiction.
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PASSION AND PURPOSE: THE POWER OF CONSCIOUS CAPITALISM by John Mackey, 2009 nonfiction.
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GOVERNMENT

NOTHING TO ENVY by Barbara Demick, 2009 nonfiction.
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WHEN THINGS GET DARK: A MONGOLIAN WINTER'S TALE by Matthew Davis, 2010 nonfiction.
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STASILAND: STORIES FROM BEHIND THE BERLIN WALL by Anna Funder, 2001 nonfiction.
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PERSEPOLIS: THE STORY OF A CHILDHOOD by Marjane Satrapi, 2000 nonfiction.
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THE FEDERALIST by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, 1787 nonfiction.
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POLITICS
 
THE MAKING OF THE PRESIDENT by Theodore White, 1961 nonfiction.
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THE RIGHTEOUS MIND: WHY GOOD PEOPLE ARE DIVIDED BY POLITICS AND RELIGION by Jonathan Haidt, 2012 nonfiction.
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ON POLITICS: A HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT: FROM HERODOTUS TO THE PRESENT by Alan Ryan, 2012 nonfiction.
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ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell, 1945 fiction.
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MILITARY
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT by Erich Maria, 1929 nonfiction.
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ENDER’S GAME by Orson Scott Card, 1985 fiction.
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GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL by Jared Diamond, 1997 nonfiction.
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THE NAKED AND THE DEAD by Norman Mailer, 1948 fiction.
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AMERICAN PASTORAL by Philip Roth, 1997 fiction.
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WHAT IS THE WHAT by Dave Eggers, 2006 fiction Wikipedia - GoodReads
CATCH-22 by Joseph Heller, 1961 fiction.
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DYSTOPIA
1984 by George Orwell, 1949 fiction.
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THE HANDMAID’S TALE by Margaret Atwood, 1984 fiction.
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THE DISPOSSESSED by Ursula K. Le Guin, 1974 fiction.
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FAHRENHEIT 451 by Ray Bradbury, 1953 fiction.
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THE GIVER by Lois Lowry, 1993 fiction.
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THE CITY OF EMBER by Jeanne Duprau, 2003 fiction.
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HISTORY AND PRESIDENTS
1491: NEW REVELATIONS OF THE AMERICAS BEFORE COLUMBUS by Charles C. Mann, 2005 nonfiction.
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COMMON SENSE by Thomas Paine, 1776 nonfiction.
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A CURIOUS HIEROGLYPHICK BIBLE by Isaiah Thomas, 1788 fiction.
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HISTORY OF THE EXPEDITION UNDER THE COMMAND OF THE CAPTAINS LEWIS AND CLARK by Meriwether Lewis, 1814 nonfiction.
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THE LINCOLNS: PORTRAIT OF A MARRIAGE by Daniel Mark Epstein, 2008 nonfiction.
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JOHN ADAMS by David McCullough, 2001 nonfiction.
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WAR
HIROSHIMA by John Hersey, 1946 nonfiction.
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DISPATCHES by Michael Herr, 1977 nonfiction.
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BLACK HAWK DOWN by Mark Bowden, 1999 nonfiction.
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GENERATION KILL by Evan Wright, 2004 nonfiction.
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THE GOOD WAR by Studs Terkel, 1984 nonfiction.
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GHOST SOLDIERS by Hampton Sides, 2001 nonfiction.
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BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE by Dee Brown, 1970 nonfiction.
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SHANTARAM by Gregory David Roberts, 2003 nonfiction.
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THE MILAGRO BEANFIELD WAR by John Nichols, 1974 nonfiction.
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SLAVERY
ROOTS by Alex Haley, 1976 fiction.
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THE COLOR PURPLE by Alice Walker, 1982 fiction.
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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN by Mark Twain, 1884 fiction.
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THE MOSES OF HER PEOPLE by Sarah H. Bradford, 1901 nonfiction.
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THE NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS by Frederick Douglass, 1845 nonfiction.
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UNCLE TOM’S CABIN by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1852 fiction.
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THE DEPRESSION AND THE DUST BOWL
DAY OF THE LOCUST by Nathanael West , 1939 fiction.
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OF MICE AND MEN by John Steinbeck, 1937 fiction.
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THE GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck, 1939 fiction
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CHILDREN OF THE DUST BOWL: THE TRUE STORY OF THE SCHOOL AT WEEDPATCH CAMP by Jerry Stanley, 1992 fiction.
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THE WORST HARD TIME: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THOSE WHO SURVIVED THE GREAT AMERICAN DUST BOWL by Timothy Egan, 2007 nonfiction.
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THE HOLOCAUST
SOPHIE’S CHOICE by William Styron, 1979 fiction.
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MAUS: A SURVIVOR’S TALE by Art Spiegelman, 1986 fiction.
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BELOVED by Toni Morrison, 1987 fiction.
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ANNE FRANK: THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL by Anne Frank, 1942 nonfiction.
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NUMBER THE STARS by Lois Lowry, 1989 fiction.
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NIGHT by Elie Wiesel, 1955 nonfiction.
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IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS by Erik Larson, 2011 nonfiction.
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HISTORIC FICTION
THE SHELTERING SKY by Paul Bowles, 1949 fiction.
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THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN by John Fowles, 1969 fiction.
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HEART OF DARKNESS by Joseph Conrad, 1902 fiction.
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ABSALOM, ABSALOM! by William Faulkner, 1936 fiction.
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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1967 fiction.
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NATIVE SON by Richard Wright, 1940 fiction.
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OUR TOWN: A PLAY by Thornton Wilder, 1938 fiction.
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THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE by Stephen Crane, 1895 fiction.
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THE SOUND AND THE FURY by William Faulkner, 1929 fiction.
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AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 2014 fiction.
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