American

This genre tag marks books that are placed in America, American classics, written by American authors, or about America.

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

Zero K
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047
Left in the Wind: A Novel of the Lost Colony: The Roanoke Journal of Emme Merrimoth
The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History
The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror
The 100 Year Miracle
Last Ride to Graceland
So Close to Home: A True Story of an American Family's Fight for Survival During World War II
Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business
Hystopia: A Novel
The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler's U-boats
Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism--From Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond
America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History
"Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination
Miller's Valley
Take Me with You
Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
A Spool of Blue Thread
The Assistants
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Everybody's Fool
Our Souls at Night
Ink and Bone
At the Edge of the Orchard
Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
The Drop
Brilliance
God Help the Child
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Best Southern Literature
883 books — 2,215 voters
The Constitution of the United States of America by The Founding FathersThe Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the U... by Founding FathersThe Federalist Papers by Alexander HamiltonA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnGreen Illusions by Ozzie Zehner
Best Books to Become an Informed Voter
713 books — 944 voters

Into the Wild by Jon KrakauerA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertWild by Cheryl StrayedInto Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Ultimate Backpacking Novels
380 books — 951 voters
The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootAin't I a Woman by Bell Hooks
Books White People Need To Read
363 books — 684 voters

The Killer Angels by Michael ShaaraGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonCold Mountain by Charles FrazierThe Civil War by Shelby Foote
Best Civil War Books
619 books — 687 voters
Devil in Winter by Lisa KleypasRomancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia QuinnNine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLeanThe Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia QuinnThe Bride by Julie Garwood
Best Humorous Historical Romances
607 books — 695 voters

Popular American Books

The Great Gatsby
The Catcher in the Rye
To Kill a Mockingbird
Of Mice and Men
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Old Man and the Sea
Slaughterhouse-Five
The Scarlet Letter


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Dan Chaon Stay Awake
The acclaimed author of Await Your Reply runs the gauntlet from edgy introspection to psychological horror in Stay Awake, a new collection of emotive short fiction.
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Listen to me, kitten. Win or lose, you’ll always be a princess to me.
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Ernest Hemingway
Most people were heartless about turtles because a turtle’s heart will beat for hours after it has been cut up and butchered. But the old man thought, I have such a heart too.
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

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