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
1st out of 495 books — 827 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnNickel and Dimed by Barbara EhrenreichThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Color Purple by Alice Walker
Social Justice: Books on Racism, Sexism, and Class
16th out of 978 books — 957 voters

The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodHillbilly Elegy by J.D. VanceBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates1984 by George Orwell
The Post-Trump Big Questions Canon
1st out of 321 books — 118 voters
The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesInvisible Man by Ralph EllisonThe Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
#BlackLivesMatter Reading List
1st out of 306 books — 110 voters

The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderBeloved by Toni MorrisonBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesKindred by Octavia E. ButlerThe Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
#CharlestonSyllabus
1st out of 186 books — 70 voters
The Shock Doctrine by Naomi KleinA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeNickel and Dimed by Barbara EhrenreichThe Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Best Progressive Reads
15th out of 592 books — 420 voters

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesStrangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell HochschildThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderWhite Trash by Nancy IsenbergHillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
Books for Post-Election Understanding
3rd out of 90 books — 64 voters

Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Y. DavisThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderUnderstanding Mass Incarceration by James KilgoreResistance Behind Bars by Victoria LawAbolition Now! by The CRIO Publications Colle...
Prison History & Theory
2nd out of 89 books — 26 voters
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderTwelve Years a Slave by Solomon NorthupAmericanah by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieInvisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Racism and Inequality 101
2nd out of 55 books — 35 voters

The Color Purple by Alice WalkerTheir Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XBeloved by Toni MorrisonInvisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Best African American Books
115th out of 664 books — 850 voters
1984 by George OrwellHiroshima by John HerseyThe Shock Doctrine by Naomi KleinThe Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
My Country, the Enemy
92nd out of 302 books — 337 voters

The Color Purple by Alice WalkerI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya AngelouBeloved by Toni MorrisonInvisible Man by Ralph EllisonThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
Black History Month
63rd out of 414 books — 391 voters
Gulp by Mary RoachI Am Malala by Malala YousafzaiThe Psychopath Test by Jon RonsonZealot by Reza AslanSalt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss
The Colbert Report and The Daily Show
21st out of 128 books — 147 voters

Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinWhat If? by Randall MunroeTenth of December by George SaundersThis Changes Everything by Naomi KleinExcellent Sheep by William Deresiewicz
Books Rec'd By The Colbert Report
21st out of 278 books — 125 voters
Our Revolution by Bernie Sanders1984 by George OrwellA Fighting Chance by Elizabeth WarrenIt Can't Happen Here by Sinclair LewisThe New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
Trump Resistance
5th out of 49 books — 25 voters

1984 by George OrwellThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodAnimal Farm by George OrwellThe Constitution of the United States of America by Founding FathersFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Books to Read under the Trump Administration
62nd out of 722 books — 182 voters
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesUnbroken by Laura HillenbrandIn the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
The Last 10 Nonfiction Books I Read
56th out of 1,352 books — 352 voters

World War D. The Case against prohibitionism, roadmap to cont... by Jeffrey DhywoodThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderDrug War Heresies by Robert J. MacCounLies, Damned Lies, and Drug War Statistics by Matthew B. RobinsonOpiate Addiction - The Painkiller Addiction Epidemic, Heroin ... by Taite Adams
Best Books on the War On Drugs and Drug Policy Reform
2nd out of 37 books — 30 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank1984 by George OrwellHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
1429th out of 6,282 books — 8,327 voters

State of Wonder by Ann PatchettTwilight of the Elites by Christopher L. HayesThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderIn the Night Kitchen by Maurice SendakBehind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
Colbert Report Book List
3rd out of 65 books — 26 voters
The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondOutliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Best Non-Fiction (non biography)
468th out of 4,202 books — 6,127 voters

1984 by George OrwellBeing and Time by Martin HeideggerGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondThe Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterFaust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Best Books To Frame Thinking
141st out of 683 books — 837 voters

John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughThe Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. ShirerThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Best History Books
388th out of 2,018 books — 2,137 voters
The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XThe Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du BoisBuck by M.K. AsanteThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
best books on african american studies
6th out of 111 books — 39 voters

Just Mercy by Bryan StevensonGideon's Children by Howard G. FranklinThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderIndefensible by David FeigeBlood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson
Inside the Criminal Justice System
3rd out of 20 books — 8 voters
Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerAmericanah by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieBad Feminist by Roxane GayMen We Reaped by Jesmyn WardHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
WAM! recs for books by Women of Color
10th out of 86 books — 20 voters

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerA Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine HansberryBeloved by Toni MorrisonKindred by Octavia E. Butler
100 Books by Black Women Everyone Must Read
21st out of 110 books — 49 voters

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