Book List

Below is a list of books and publishers that we consider important resources. Originally entered alphabetically by title, it is sortable by any column and is also searchable.

TitleAuthorPublisherYear of Publication
1676: The End of American IndependenceStephen Saunders WebbSyracuse University Press1995
Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political WarfareThomas RidFerrar, Straus and Giroux2020
African Founders: How Enslaved People Expanded American IdealsDavid Hackett FischerSimon and Schuster2022
American Schism: How the Two Enlightenments Hold the Secret to Healing our NationSeth David RadwellGreenleaf Book Group Press2022
Bananas!: How The United Fruit Company Shaped the WorldPeter ChapmanCanongate U.S.2008
Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop: The Case for Multiparty Democracy in AmericaLee DrutmanOxford University Press2020
Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our WorldJames MillerFerrar, Straus and Giroux2018
Caste: The Origins of Our DiscontentsIsabel WilkersonRandom House2020
Changing Lenses: A New Focus for Crime and JusticeHoward Zehr.Virginia, USA: Herald Press2005
Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles–MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and MoreCharles LipsonUniversity of Chicago Press2018
The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American RevolutionRobert G. ParkinsonOmahundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press2016
The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to TodayDavid StasavagePrinceton University Press2020
Demon CopperheadBarbara KingsolverHarper2022
Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-First CenturyDorothy RobertsThe New Press2011
The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil WarJoanne B. FreemanFerrar, Straus and Giroux2018
Freedom for Sale: Why the World Is Trading Democracy for SecurityJohn KampfnerBasic Books2010
The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American CapitalismEdward E. BaptistBasic Books2014
Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of AmericaSarah KendziorFlatiron Books2020
How to Write a Successful Business PlanJulie K. BrookAMACOM/American Management Association1987
The Hundred-Year Marathon: China’s Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global SuperpowerMichael PillsburyHenry Holt and Co.2015
Indelible City: Dispossession and Defiance in Hong KongLouisa LimRiverhead Books2022
Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and PrinciplesPeter F. DruckerHarperCollins Publishers1985
The Little Book of Restorative JusticeHoward ZehrGood Books2015
Locke: A Very Short IntroductionJohn DunnOxford University Press2003
Managing the Non-Profit Organization: Principles and PracticesPeter F. DruckerCollins1992
The Myths of Meritocracy: A Revisionist History AnthologyMalcolm GladwellScrubs2021
New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early AmericaWendy WarrenLiveright2016
On Grand StrategyJohn Lewis GaddisPenguin Press/Penguin Group USAyear
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth CenturyTimothy SnyderTim Dugan Books2017
The Origins of Courtliness: Civilizing Trends and the Formation of Courtly Ideals, 939-1210C. Stephen JaegerUniversity of Pennsylvania Press1985
Remote Work Revolution: Succeeding from AnywhereTsedal NeeleyHarper Business2021
Research As Resistance: Critical, Indigenous and Anti Oppressive ApproachesLeslie BrownCanadian Scholars Press2005
The Rhetoric of HistorySavoie LottinvilleUniversity of Oklahoma Press1976
The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, AmericaTimothy SnyderTim Dugan Books, 2018
Saving the News: Why the Constitution Calls for Government Action to Preserve Freedom of SpeechMartha MinowOxford University Press2021
The Second Treatise on Civil GovernmentJohn LockeOriginally published anonymously1689
Sound Reporting: The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and ProductionJonathan KernUniversity of Chicago Press2008
Thirteen Clocks: How Race United the Colonies and Made the Declaration of IndependenceRobert G. ParkinsonUniversity of North Carolina Press2021
Two Concepts of Liberty: An Inaugural Lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 31 October 1958Isaiah BerlinOxford University Press1958
The View from Flyover Country: EssaysSarah KendzioFlatiron Books2018
The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America’s Disimagination MachineHenry A. GirouxCity Lights Publishers2014
Webster’s New World DictionaryMerriam-WebsterWilliam Morrow Paperbacks2016
Webster’s New World College DictionaryMerriam-WebsterWebster’s New World2016
Whatever Happened to Justice?Richard J. MayburyBluestocking Press1992
White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain’s White Slaves in AmericaDon JordanSimon and Schuster1988
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in AmericaNancy IsenbergWell Trained Mind Press2020
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in AmericaNancy IsenbergViking2016
Who Said What?: A Writer’s Guide to Finding, Evaluating, Quoting, and Documenting SourcesKayla MeyersWell-Trained Mind Press2019
Why I WriteGeorge OrwellAmereon Limited1994
Why Startups Fail: A New Roadmap for Entrepreneurial SuccessTom EisenmannCurrency2021
TitleAuthorPublisherYear of Publication