Episode 230 || Seasonal Reads: America
As the heat settles and the mosquitos start biting and we all converge in the back of a pickup truck in an antique store parking lot to watch the fireworks, we hope you'll take the time to join us for a conversation on books about what our nation is, has been, and could be. Happy Independence Day.
You can find all of the following books for sale (or preorder) in The Bookshelf's online store.
+ Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
+ Signing Their Lives Away and Signing Their Rights Away by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese
+ I Think You're Wrong, But I'm Listening by Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth A. Shivers
+ A Sin By Any Other Name by Robert W. Lee
+ We Were 8 Years in Powerby Ta-Nehisi Coates
+ The Soul of America by Jon Meacham
+ Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
+ Rise and Fall by Mitchell Zuckoff
+ Impeachment: An American History by Jeffrey A. Engel, Jon Meacham, Timothy Naftali, and Peter Baker
+ Parkland by Dave Cullen
+ Dissent and the Supreme Court by Melvin Urofsky
+ Songs of America by Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw
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