How does social change happen? When do social movements take off? Sexual harassment was once something that women had to endure; now a movement has risen up against it. White nationalist sentiments, on the other hand, were largely kept out of mainstream...
13) Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865) was one of the most influential presidents of the USA, uniting the country and abolishing slavery after a terrible civil war. On the 200th anniversary of his birth, his life and works are presented here in an easy introductory form. Through a balance of biography and the key speeches and letters, the man is brought to life, demonstrating his keen intelligence and determination, which was maintained all the way to his...
This audiobook brings together original pieces on Thoreau by twenty-seven of today's leading writers
With narration by William Hope, Barbara Barnes, Kaliswa Brewster, Kate Harper, Peter Marinker, and Ako Mitchell
Features essays by Jennifer Finney Boylan
20) Tony and Susan
As Susan reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a math professor driving his family...