From the RSS Feed
- “Books Increasingly Show It’s All About Me” by Tom Jacobs, Pacific Standard, July 11, 2012 – “Researchers who have scanned books published over the past 50 years report an increasing use of words and phrases that reflect an ethos of self-absorption and self-satisfaction.”
- “Immigrant Number One” by Jesse Green, New York Magazine, May 9, 2010 – Tracking down the first foreigner to go through Ellis Island.
- “Move over,” The Economist, July 7th, 2012 – Americans move for work less because the market is working.
- “Why Isn’t My Green Card Green?” by Juliana Jimenez Jaramillo, Slate, July 4, 2012 – There you have it.
The Book Stack
- James Aulich and Marta Sylvestrova, “Political Posters in Central and Eastern Europe 1945-1995: Signs of the Times,” Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000 – BUY NOW
- Emily Green Balch, “Our Slavic Fellow Citizens,” 1923 – BUY NOW
- Roger Daniels and Otis Graham, “Debating American Immigration, 1882-Present,” New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2001 – BUY NOW
- Fred Davis, “Yearning for Yesterday: A Sociology of Nostalgia,” New York: Free Press, 1979 – BUY NOW
- David Gerber, “American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction,” Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011 – BUY NOW
- Eva Hoffman, “Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language,” New York: Penguin Books, 1989 – BUY NOW
- Andreea Deciu Ritivoi, “Yesterday’s Self: Nostalgia and the Construction of Personal Identity,” New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2002 – BUY NOW
- Susan Stewart, “On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection,” Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1993 – BUY NOW
Do you have any recommendations for readings about America, immigration, or Central/Eastern Europe? Please share in Comments.