Dive deeper in Sonoma County Library's Together at the Table series by exploring the following materials.
Explore this topic further through extensive booklists of materials available to check out in the library. Materials are available for kids, families, teens and adults and come in a variety of formats including fiction, nonfiction, picture books, DVDs and graphic novels.
The materials on this list offer people of all ages opportunities to dig deeper into the topic of income inequality in America, the economy, and how this topic affects our country.
Dream Hoarders: how the American upper middle class is leaving everyone else in the dust, why that is a problem and what to do about it by Richard Reeves
Glass House: the 1% economy and the shattering of the all-American town by Brian Alexander
Nickel and Dimed: on (not) getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
Requiem for the American Dream by Noam Chomsky
Tales of Two Americas: stories of inequality in a divided nation edited by John Freeman
The Unbanking of America: how the new middle class survives by Lisa Servon
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Picketty
The Price of Inequality by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Toxic Inequality by Thomas M. Shapiro
The Great Divide: unequal societies and what we can do about them by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Falling Behind: how rising inequality harms the middle class by Robert H. Frank
$2.00 a Day: living on almost nothing in America by Kathryn Edin & H. Luke Shaefer
Saving Capitalism: for the many, not the few by Robert B. Reich
Born on Third Base: a one-percenter makes the case for tackling inequality, bringing wealth home, and committing to the common good by Chuck Collins
The Great Escape: health, wealth, and the origins of inequality by Angus Deaton
The Divide: American injustice in the age of the wealth gap by Matt Taibbi
The Vanishing Middle Class by Peter Temin
5 Easy Theses: commonsense solutions to America's greatest economic challenges by James Martin Stone
Munmun by Jesse Andrews
The Not-So-Great Depression by Amy Goldman Koss
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
DOCUMENTARIES & FILMS
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