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
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 — 724 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
1,339 books — 1,187 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
100 Best American Authors
704 books — 604 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Great American Novel
700 books — 1,060 voters
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
1,268 books — 2,647 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

Noam Chomsky
It's not radical Islam that worries the US -- it's independence ...more
Noam Chomsky

Kiera Cass
You get confused by crying women, I get confused by walks with princes.
Kiera Cass, The Selection

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