Tropics' 2020 Non-Fiction Books
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1. United States Of Distraction: Media Manipulation In Post-Truth America - Mickey Huff
2. Dying Of Whiteness: How The Politics Of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland - Jonathan M. Metzl
>2 tropics: Wow! Based on the three reviews posted that looks like a worthy book to have read. Your take on it?
2wonderY: I encourage you to read numerous, well-reasoned reviews on other sites.
4. Masterless Men: Poor Whites And Slavery In The Antebellum South - Keri Leigh Merritt
11. Symphony In C: Carbon And The Evolution Of (Almost) Everything - Robert M. Hazen
13. Black Earth: The Holocaust As History And Warning - Timothy Snyder
15. The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage To The Dawn Of Life - Richard Dawkins
16. Failed States: The Abuse Of Power And The Assault On Democracy - Noam Chomsky
17. The Politics Of Petulance: America In An Age Of Immaturity - Alan Wolfe
18, Requiem For The American Dream: The 10 Principles Of Concentration Of Wealth And Power - Noam Chomsky
Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong - The "Lies" are mostly lies of omission. It's more about what is left out of information on historical sights. It amused me to find out that a horse an a statue had to be male (even though the man's favorite mount was a mare) to protect the subject's dignity.
21. Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders And Pills Have Shaped The History Of Medicine - Thomas Hager
26. Waiting For An Echo: The Madness Of American Incarceration - Christine Montross
27. Black Potatoes: The Story Of The Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850 - Susan Campbell Bartoletti
28. A Hole In The Wind: A Climate Scientist's Bicycle Journey Across The United States - David Goodrich
30. Life Of A Klansman: A Family History In White Supremacy - Edward Ball
33. Rise Of The Warrior Cop: The Militarization Of America's Police Forces - Radley Balko
34. Let Them Eat Tweets: How The Right Rules In An Age Of Extreme Inequality - Hacker and Pierson
35. The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History Of An Ongoing American Tragedy - Chris Murphy
36. Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, And The Dangerous Distortion Of Truth - Brian Stelter
37. Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War In Vietnam - Nick Turse
38. Our Malady: Lessons In Liberty From A Hospital Diary - Timothy Snyder
39. Traitor: A History Of American Betrayal, From Benedict Arnold To Donald Trump - David Rothkopf
43. Empire Of Resentment: Populism's Toxic Embrace Of Nationalism - Lawrence Rosenthal