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Current History and Politics

Current History/Politics

Books* = Highly Recommended

Our Endangered Values, Jimmy Carter
Palestine Peace, Not Apartheid, Jimmy Carter
The Tummult and the Shouting, Grantland Rice
Years of Upheaval, Henry Kissinger
From Beruit to Jerusalem, Thomas Friedman
The Rise of Industrial America, Page Smith
An Unfinished Life – JFK, Robert Dallek
The Things They Carried*, Tim O’Brien
The Glory and the Dream*, William Manchester
The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid*, Bill Bryson
Notes From a Small Island, Bill Bryson
A Short History of Nearly Everything*, Bill Bryson
Neither Here Nor There, Bill Bryson
A Walk in the Woods*, Bill Bryson

At Home, Bill Bryson
The Third Wave*, Alvin Toffler
Power Shift, Alvin Toffler
Future Shock*, Alvin Toffler
What’s the Matter With Kansas?*, Thomas Frank
Dreams of My Father, Barack Obama
One Dimensional Man*, Herman Marcuse
Freakonomics, Steven Levitt
Promises To Keep*, Richard Goodwin
America at the Crossroads, Francis Fukuyama
Geography of Nowhere*, James Kunsler
Arabia, Jonathan Rabom
Moral Minority, Brooke Allen
American Fascists, Chris Hedges
The Future of Freedom, Fareed Zakaria

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

Behind the Beautiful Forevers, Katherine Boo

Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay, Christopher Benfey

The Old Ways, Robert Macfarlane

What the Dog Saw, Malcolm Gladwell

The Unwinding, George Packer

One More Thing, B. J. Novak

Stuff Matters*, Mark Mandownik

Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay, Richard Benfey