Part travel narrative and part investigative journalism, Craig Childs explores and contemplates the two major questions about us humans: who we are and where we came from. Though not providing definitive answers, Childs writes a great and fun adventure book about Ice Age America. A real fun read. Recommended by Manuel H.
Columbia University economist Joseph Stiglitz has written another lucid, easy-to-understand assessment of the U.S.'s political economy since the Trump era. Stiglitz organizes his latest work into two parts: the first is his exegesis of the problems of massive inequality in America and the economy's poor performance, which he argues has been caused by globalization and the financialization of the U.S. economy since the Reagan era. In the second... (read more)Recommended by Manuel H.