This novel is an honest and humorous look at American society that is gifted or blinded with youthful optimism in our decline.
Entries in America (9)
The book account the impossible frustrations faced by Japanese women in the early 20th century as they leave deplorable situations in Japan for worst in America.
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk helps the American reader digest what the impact of our voracious and violent appetites have done to our society and leaves us with a distinct taste of our iniquity.
How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu is a skillfully written book that is like eating candy for an avid reader.
Excerpt Part 1 from Jim Bednarski's "The Free Market Manifesto: How “We The People” Can Fix The Economy And Restore America’s Economic Dominance"
The sad historic truth is that almost all great empires died because they crumbled from within as a result of the same sort of waste and corruption we find in America today.
A Glance at Jim Bednarski's New Book, The Free Market Manifesto: How “We the People” can Fix the Economy and Restore America's Economic Dominance
The American Republic is at risk. Any serious student of history can see the parallels between America in the 21st Century and other western empires including Persia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Britain, as they reached the end of their period of dominance. I believe it is time to end this cycle.
Part one of John Dos Passos USA Trilogy, The 42nd Parallel, offers the modern reader a caustic and human journey into the struggle of the American working class, as it was in early part of the 20th century, and remarkably, today as well.
Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey are rich in Native American history. Though this is seldom visible or known, the language and words of the tribes that inhabited this part of America are omnipresent on our maps and road signs. The idea of myself being a descendent of usurpers or conquistadors has never occurred to me until reading James W. Loewen’s Lies My Teacher Told Me. The author examines a series of textbooks to demonstrate that curricula of the high school classroom are different than the agenda of a historian looking for truth and connections. He examines many social problems and historical issues that high school textbooks avoid or gloss over to paint a portrait of America that students can be proud to support.