This history of the conversations Americans have about the government reveals why the nation still thrives through discourse and listening at the grassroots level.
As we are nearing week five of a frustrating government shutdown, these titles may help to cope with stress, better understand how the government works and the history of how we got here, or even visit our national parks from the comfort of an armchair.
Pema Chödrön channels Buddhist wisdom to address the seemingly endless stream of suffering, fear, anxiety and pain that our daily life presents. Techniques and transformative tools fill this bestselling guide.
Celebrated author Alice Walker’s expressive poems regarding history, politics, and nature remind us that together we can overcome and fight chaos.
Lepore gracefully argues that the nation subsists on political equality, natural rights, the sovereignty of the people, and a fearless dedication to inquiry.
America’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence: that the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone.
Michael Lewis examines the federal government, its heroes, and the risks the entire nation faces when underinformed appointees obtain control over the highest ranks of government.