red country reading list

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men - James Agee (1941)  

Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates (2015)  

The Lost Continent - Bill Bryson (1989)

Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852)

The Book of Unknown Americans - Cristina Henríquez (2014)

Native Son - Richard Wright (1940)

Tears We Cannot Stop - Michael Eric Dyson (2017)

Blue Highways - William Least Heat-Moon (1982)

The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander (2010)

On the Road - Jack Kerouac (1957)

The Fire Next Time - James Baldwin (1963)

Travels with Charley - John Steinbeck (1962)

Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right - Arlie Russell Hochschild (2016)

The Hudson River School: Nature and the American Vision - Linda S. Ferber (2009)

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Robert M. Pirsig (1974)

Americanah - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2013)

The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck (1939)

A Patriot's Handbook: Songs, Poems, Stories and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love - Caroline Kennedy (2001)

Hillbilly Elegy - J.D. Vance (2016)

Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison (1952)

America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bride to a New America - Jim Wallis (2015)

Beloved - Toni Morrison (1987)

I'm a Stranger Here Myself - Bill Bryson (1999)

The End of White Christian America - Robert P. Jones (2016)

Calling Me Home - Julie Kibler (2013)

My Side of the Mountain - Jean Craighead George (1959)

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian - Sherman Alexie (2007)