The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present - David Treuer
Truer writes a counternarrative book to Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown, who wrote the detailed history of American expansionism in the 1970s.
How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy - Jenny Odell
Jonah Engel Bromwich from The New York Times Book Review described this book as a smart and ambitious book that at first reads like a self-help manual, then blossoms into a wide-ranging political manifesto.
Lost Children Archive - Valeria Luiselli
This book follows a family whose road trip across America collides with an immigration crisis, creating a compelling and engaging story.
Lot: Stories - Bryan Washington
Listed in The New York Times Critics' Top Books of 2019, the novel has been described as a superb book.
Normal People - Sally Rooney
This fresh coming-of-age, psychological fiction book tells the story of Connell and Marianne, two teenagers with a complex relationship.
The Orphan Master's Son - Adam Johnson
This 2012 novel is by American author Adam Johnson. It weaves together the theme of propaganda, identity and state power in North Korea.