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Title    Author    Year  Contributors

1678

Pilgrims Progress
Pilgrims Progress

John Bunyan

1758

Poor Richard Improved
Poor Richard Improved

Benjamin Franklin

1776

Wealth of Nations
Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

1788

The Federalist Papers
The Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton, John Jay & James Madison

1791

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

1836

McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Primer

1845

The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass

1851

Moby Dick
Moby Dick

Herman Melville

1852

Uncle Tom's Cabin
Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe

1853

Bartleby the Scrivener
Bartleby the Scrivener

Herman Melville

1853

Twelve Years a Slave
Twelve Years a Slave

Solomon Northrop

1855

Leaves of Grass
Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman

1855

My Bondage and My Freedom
My Bondage and My Freedom

Frederick Douglass

1861

Life in the Iron Mills
Life in the Iron Mills

Rebecca Harding Davis

1869

Little Women
Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

1869

Mark the Match Boy
Mark the Match Boy

Horatio Alger

1872

Roughing It
Roughing It

Mark Twain

1879

Progress and Poverty
Progress and Poverty

Henry George

1883

Life on the Mississippi

1884

Black and White
Black and White

T. Thomas Fortune

1885

Germinal
Germinal

Emile Zola

1888

Looking Backward
Looking Backward

Edward Bellamy

1890

How the Other Half Lives

1892

The Yellow Wallpaper
The Yellow Wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gillman

1897

Industrial Democracy
Industrial Democracy

Sidney and Beatrice Webb

1900

Sister Carrie
Sister Carrie

Theodore Dreiser

1901

Up From Slavery
Up From Slavery

Booker T. Washington

1904

The History of Standard Oil

1906

The Jungle
The Jungle

Upton Sinclair

1909

Martin Eden
Martin Eden

Jack London

1911

The Principles of Scientific Management
The Principles of Scientific Management

Frederick Winslow Taylor

1913

O Pioneers!
O Pioneers!

Willa Cather

1915

The Song of the Lark
The Song of the Lark

Willa Cather

1915

Spoon River Anthology
Spoon River Anthology

Edgar Lee Masters

1916

Democracy and Education

1918

My Antonia
My Antonia

Willa Cather

1920

The Age of Innocence
The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton

1925

The Autobiography of Mother Jones
The Autobiography of Mother Jones

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones

1927

Oil
Oil

Upton Sinclair

1930

The Little Engine that Could

1931

The Good Earth
The Good Earth

Pearl Buck

1935

My Man Godfrey
My Man Godfrey

Eric Hatch

1936

General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

1936

How to Win friends and Influence People

1937

Anthem
Anthem

Ayn Rand

1937

Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

1937

Their Eyes were Watching God
Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston

1938

US 1
US 1

Muriel Rukeyser

1939

Christ in Concrete
Christ in Concrete

Pietro di Donato

1939

The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

1940

Native Son
Native Son

Richard Wright

1941

Let us now Praise Famous Men

1941

Out of this Furnace
Out of this Furnace

Thomas Bell

1943

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

1943

Exploring the Dangerous Trades

1944

An American Dilemma
An American Dilemma

Gunnar Myrdal

1945

Animal Farm
Animal Farm

George Orwell

1946

Bicycle Thieves
Bicycle Thieves

Luigi Bartolini

1946

Concept of the Corporation

1948

The Seven Storey Mountain

1949

Death of a Salesman
Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller

1949

Thieves Market
Thieves' Market

A.I. Bezzerides

1952

Invisible Man
Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison

1952

Executive Suite
Executive Suite

Cameron Hawley

1952

Player Piano
Player Piano

Kurt Vonnegut

1954

The Dollmaker
The Dollmaker

Harriette Arnow

1955

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

1955

On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront

Budd Schulberg

1955

Profiles in Courage
Profiles in Courage

John F. Kennedy

1956

The Guinness Book of World Records

1956

The Organization Man
The Organization Man

William Whyte

1957

Atlas Shrugged
Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand

1957

On the Line
On the Line

Harvey Swados

1958

The Best of Everything

1959

A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry

1960

To Kill a Mockingbird

1962

Capitalism and Freedom
Capitalism and Freedom

Milton Friedman

1962

The Other America
The Other America

Michael Harrington

1962

Silent Spring
Silent Spring

Rachel Carson

1963

The Feminine Mystique
The Feminine Mystique

Betty Friedan

1964

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

1965

Manchild in the Promised Land

1968

The Greatest Salesman in the World

1968

What Do People Do All Day

1969

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

1970

Unbought and Unbossed
Unbought and Unbossed

Shirley Chisholm

1970

What Color is Your Parchute
What Color is Your Parachute?

Richard Nelson Bolles

1971

Angle of Repose
Angle of Repose

Wallace Stegner

1971

Radicals
Rules for Radicals

Saul Alinsky

1974

Centennial
Centennial

James Michener

1974

Working
Working

Studs Terkel

1976

Madam Secretary
Madam Secretary

George Martin

1978

Tales of the City
Tales of the City

Armistead Maupin

1979

Economics in One Lesson
Economics in One Lesson

Henry Hazlitt

1979

Labors Untold Story
Labor's Untold Story

Richard O. Boyer and Herbert M. Morais

1980

Free to Choose
Free to Choose

Milton and Rose Friedman

1982

The Mayor of Castro Street: Harvey Milk

1982

Megatrends
Megatrends

John Naisbitt

1982

The Pittsburgh Cycle
The Pittsburgh Cycle

August Wilson

1982

Quality, Productivity and Competitive Position

1983

The Tao of Pooh
The Tao of Pooh

Benjamin Hoff

1983

The Color Purple
The Color Purple

Alice Walker

1985

The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood

1989

Liar's Poker
Liar's Poker

Michael Lewis

1989

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

1989

Strangers from a Different Shore

1990

Flow
Flow

Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi

1991

Rivethead
Rivethead

Ben Hamper

1991

Stone Butch Blues
Stone Butch Blues

Leslie Feinberg

1991

Which Side are you On
Which Side Are You On?

Thomas Geoghegan

1992

The Girls in the Balcony
The Girls in the Balcony

Nan Robertson

1992

A History of Private Life
A History of Private Life, Volume I

P. Veyne (Ed.), P. Aries & G. Duby (Series Ed.) & A. Goldhammer (Translator)

1992

Homestead
Homestead

Willaim Serrin

1993

The Book of Virtues
The Book of Virtues

William Bennett

1993

Developing the Leader Within You

1993

Gay Issues in the Workplace

1994

Busy Town
Busy, Busy Town

Richard Scarry

1994

Gay New York
Gay New York

George Chauncey

1994

Those that Mattered
Those That Mattered

Barbara Angle

1995

The Great Migration
The Great Migration

Jacob Lawrence
1995

1995

Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions

1996

The Dilbert Principle
The Dilbert Principle

Scott Adams

1997

Gathering the Sun
Gathering the Sun

Alma Flor Ada

1998

The Other Side of the River

1998

Who Moved My Cheese
Who Moved My Cheese

Spencer Johnson

1999

Ella Baker: Freedom Bound

2000

Click, Clack, Moo
Click, Clack, Moo

Doreen Cronin

2000

Olivia
Olivia

Ian Falconer

2000

Out at Work
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Kitty Krupat

2001

Good to Great
Good to Great

Jim Collins

2001

Nickel and Dimed
Nickel and Dimed

Barbara Ehrenreich

2001

When Character was King

2002

Free Agent Nation
Free Agent Nation

Daniel Pink

2002

Nine for Nine
Nine for Nine

Andrew Morton

2002

The Rise of the Creative Class

2002

The Words of Cesar Chavez
The Words of César Chávez

Richard J. Jensen and John C. Hammerback

2003

The Devil Wears Prada
The Devil Wears Prada

Lauren Weisberger

2003

Harvesting Hope: The Story of César Chávez

2003

Open Wide the Freedom Gates

2003

The Thirteenth Amendment and American Freedom

2003

Triangle: The Fire that Changed America

2005

A Brief History of Neoliberalism

2005

Madam Secretary
Madam Secretary

Madeline Albright

2005

Teacher Man
Teacher Man

Frank McCourt

2005

Transmission
Transmission

Hari Kunzru
2005

2006

This is How We Do It
This is How We Do It

Carol Evans

2007

The Feminine Mistake
The Feminine Mistake

Leslie Bennetts

2007

Last Night at the Lobster

2007

The Shock Doctrine
The Shock Doctrine

Naomi Klein

2007

The Forgotten Man
The Forgotten Man

Amity Shlaes

2008

The Given Day
The Given Day

Dennis Lehane

2008

Slavery by Another Name
Slavery by Another Name

Douglas Blackmon

2009

Drive
Drive

Daniel Pink

2009

The Help
The Help

Kathryn Stockett

2009

Studs Terkel's Working: A Graphic Adaptation

2010

Aftershock
Aftershock

Robert Reich

2010

The Big Short
The Big Short

Michael Lewis

2010

Little Orphan Annie
Little Orphan Annie

Harold Grey

2010

The New Jim Crow
The New Jim Crow

Michelle Aleandra

2010

Summer at Tiffany
Summer at Tiffany

Marjorie Hart

2010

When Everything Changed

2010

The Talent Masters
The Talent Masters

Bill Conaty and Ram Charan

2010

The Warmth of Other Suns
The Warmth of Other Suns

Isabel Wilkerson

2011

Good Poems: American Places
Good Poems: American Places

Garrison Keillor

2011

Working in the Shadows
Working in the Shadows

Gabriel Thompson

2012

The Price of Inequality
The Price of Inequality

Joseph E. Stiglitz

2012

Profiles in Courage for Our Time

2012

Who Stole the American Dream

2012

With God on Our Side

2013

Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

2013

The Day the Crayons Quit
The Day the Crayons Quit

Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers

2013

I'm a Frog
I'm a Frog

Mo Willems

2013

My Beloved World
My Beloved World

Sonia Sotomayor

2013

The Power of Latino Leadership

2013

The Receptionist
The Receptionist

Janet Groth

2014

Poor Workers' Unions: Rebuilding Labor from Below

2014

The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way