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.

A Lesson in Vengeance
Billy Summers
We Were Never Here
Afterparties
The Family Plot
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois
The Guide
Damnation Spring
Skinship
Dark Waters (Small Spaces, #3)
Radiant Fugitives
Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution
Several People Are Typing
For the Love of April French
Woke, Inc.: Inside Corporate America's Social Justice Scam
The Wife Between Us
Left To Die (Adele Sharp #1)
Interior Chinatown
Changing the Rules (Richter, #1)
Several People Are Typing
Olive, Again (Olive Kitteridge, #2)
Stargazer (Leaphorn & Chee, #24)
Dog Eat Dog (Andy Carpenter #23)
What's Done in Darkness
The Social Graces
2034: A Novel of the Next World War
A Woman of Intelligence
Filthy Animals
Wayward
Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service
Snow Falling on Cedars by David GutersonSometimes a Great Notion by Ken KeseyThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieHotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie FordWild by Cheryl Strayed
Pacific Northwest Books
861 books — 542 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 Duke and I by Julia Quinn
Best Humorous Historical Romances
779 books — 1,197 voters

Into the Wild by Jon KrakauerA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonWild by Cheryl StrayedEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertInto Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Ultimate Backpacking Novels
449 books — 1,150 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
777 books — 1,104 voters

John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
Best Non-fiction American History Books
1,960 books — 2,380 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
779 books — 800 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

Gore Vidal
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
Gore Vidal, Screening History

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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