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.

New Releases Tagged "American"

Elatsoe
The Vanished Queen
It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump
Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-1980
Must I Go
Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy
Squeeze Me (Skink #8)
Mustard Seed (Yellow Crocus #2)
The Indigo Girl
A Children's Bible
It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump
The Daughters of Erietown
Daddy
Looking Glass  (The Naturalist, #2)
The Topeka School
A Dangerous Man (Elvis Cole, #18; Joe Pike, #7)
Self Care
The Chiffon Trenches
Dead Land
Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law
One Minute Out (Gray Man, #9)
John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson
Best Non-fiction American History Books
1,925 books — 2,317 voters
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee WilliamsDeath of a Salesman by Arthur  MillerThe Crucible by Arthur  MillerThe Glass Menagerie by Tennessee WilliamsWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee
Best American Plays
239 books — 456 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Best Southern Books
771 books — 790 voters

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerA Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty  SmithBreakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories by Truman CapoteExtremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Tales of New York City
1,341 books — 1,138 voters
The Goldfinch by Donna TarttAll the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrThe Invention of Wings by Sue Monk KiddThe Bone Clocks by David MitchellThe Circle by Dave Eggers
Man Booker Prize Eligible 2014
164 books — 722 voters

The Great Gatsby
The Catcher in the Rye
To Kill a Mockingbird
Of Mice and Men
The Old Man and the Sea
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Slaughterhouse-Five
Fahrenheit 451
The Grapes of Wrath

Oscar Wilde
What are American dry-goods? asked the duchess, raising her large hands in wonder and accentuating the verb. American novels, answered Lord Henry.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings

Craig Ferguson
He will know from and early age that failure is not disgrace. It's just a pitch that you missed, and you'd better get ready for the next one. The next one might be the shot heard round the world. My son and I are Americans, we prepare for glory by failing until we don't.
Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot

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Nuclear Children
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Test Bank for American Pageant 15th Edition by Kennedy and Cohen
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