Date: 2016-03-09 11:06 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kinetikatrue
[This is something of an odd list, so far, because the vast majority of my library is currently in storage, so I can't just walk over to the bookshelves to double-check titles and be reminded of other things. Same with music and movies.]

Farley Mowat - works, pretty much, but most specifically his living amongst people and animals writing and stuff about the environment (Never Cry Wolf, People of the Deer/A Desperate People/Walking on the Land, Sea of Slaughter, etc)

Tom Stoppard - Arcadia, but also Rock and Roll

Terry Pratchett - Discworld/Tiffany Aching

Sherman Alexie

Zora Neale Hurston

Florence King - Confessions of A Failed Southern Lady/Southern Ladies and Gentlemen

Nancy Friday - My Secret Garden/Forbidden Flowers/Women on Top series

Curtis Sittenfield - Prep

Madeleine L'Engle - A Wrinkle in Time/A Wind in the Door/A Swiftly Tilting Planet

Kevin Bales - Disposable People

[here's a whole list of stuff on the subject of labor history and related topics that I might whittle down or not - they just all work together is the thing]

Trouble in Mind : Black Southerners in the Age of Jim Crow - Leon F Litwack
No Magic Bullet: A Social History of Venereal Disease in the United States Since 1880 - Allan M. Brandt
Cheap Amusements: Working Women and Leisure in Turn-of-the-Century New York - Kathy Preiss
RIVETHEAD: Tales from the Assembly Line - Ben Hamper
Strike! - Jeremy Brecher
Law and the Shaping of the American Labor Movement - William E. Forbath
Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans - Ronald Takaki
The White Scourge: Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture - Neil Foley
Hard Work: The Making of Labor History - Melvyn Dubofsky
Labor Embattled: History, Power, Rights - David Brody
On the Line: Essays in the History of Auto Work - Nelson Lichtenstein
Workers Control In America - David Montgomery

Movies: My Beautiful Laundrette, Pride, Amelie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Shelter, The Weekend, The Wedding Banquet, The Opposite of Love

Music: Ani DiFranco, Indigo Girls, Josh Ritter, Mountain Goats, Weakerthans, Janelle Monae, Steel Train, Anna Fritz, Emma's Revolution, Evalyn Parry
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