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2020 VISION BOOKS

As part of Bookshop's year-long effort 2020 Vision, we are recommending books that look back at where we have been as a country, shine a light on our current state of affairs, and look ahead to where we want to go in 2020 and beyond. You will find our selections below and throughout the store. Find Children's Literature recommendations here. Read more about 2020 Vision here.



POLITICS: VOTING

HINDSIGHT: Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild 
CLARITY: Rat F**ked by David Daley
VISION: Emergent Strategy by Adrienne Maree Brown


FOOD WRITING

HINDSIGHT: High on the Hog by Jessica B. Harris
CLARITY: Buttermilk Graffiti by Edward Lee
VISION: The Third Plate by Dan Barber
 


FICTION: IMMIGRATION


HINDSIGHT: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
CLARITY: NW by Zadie Smith
VISION: The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea
 


FICTION: WOMEN'S RIGHTS


HINDSIGHT: Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
CLARITY: A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin
VISION: Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
 


SCIENCE: CLIMATE CHANGE


HINDSIGHT: The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
CLARITY: The Climate Report by U.S. Global Change Research Program
VISION: Drawdown by Paul Hawken


HISTORY: LABOR MOVEMENTS

HINDSIGHT: Triangle by David Von Drehle
CLARITY: There Is Power in a Union by Philip Dray
VISION: Beyond the Fields by Randy Shaw
 

SFF: GENDER / TROUBLING THE BINARY

HINDSIGHT: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
CLARITY: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
VISION: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon