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Dig into 46 top-notch biographies—one for each American president.

This Kids’ Book Explains Why Voting Is So Important

“Our democracy only reflects what Americans want if Americans vote.”

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“Each side warned that the other risked casting a cloud of illegitimacy over the election.”

10 Top-Notch Works of Journalism

Get your knowledge on with these groundbreaking works of journalism.

9 P.J. O'Rourke Books That Are Positively Hilarious

“Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.”

What It's Like to Read Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man in 2020

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Why Ishmael Reed Is the Author You Should Be Reading Right Now

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Why You Should Re-Read To Kill a Mockingbird

A look back at a banned book that grapples with racism in the Deep South.

7 Books About Race to Explain the Current Unrest

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Good Book Club Books to Read During Quarantine

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