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Some books are flashes in the pan, read for entertainment and then left on a bus seat for the next lucky person to pick up and enjoy, forgotten by most after their season has passed. Others stick around, are read and re-read, are taught and discussed. Of course, hindsight can also distort the senses; the canon looms and obscures. Though the books on these lists need not be American in origin, I am looking for books that evoke some aspect of American life, actual or intellectual, in each decade—a global lens would require a much longer list. Everyone agrees that she won. Eliot, The Waste Land
Robert Nippoldt is a German graphic designer, illustrator, and book artist. He is best known for his award-winning books Gangster , Jazz and Hollywood about America in the s and s.
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You've seen The Great Gatsby , Chicago , and Boardwalk Empire , but have you read any nonfiction books about the s? If you aren't into history books, don't worry: it's impossible to make the Roaring Twenties boring. I've got 11 great recommendations for you below. With its gin, flappers, and frivolity, the s continues to fascinate us today, nearly a century later. It was a decade of incredible social upheaval, which led to many advancements for women , including birth control access, the right to vote, and relaxed social mores.