Reading list: The state of the USA

The World Today Updated 24 November 2020 Published 1 June 2017 1 minute READ

Courtney Rice

Senior Programme Manager, UK in the World Programme

Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy
Edward Alden, Rowman & Littlefield, £15.48

Published in October 2016, during a groundswell in anti-trade rhetoric in the United States, Failure to Adjust examines the loss of support for trade liberalization, and the options available to rebuild a competitive American economy that tangibly benefits US citizens.

Invisible Man
Ralph Ellison, Random House, £7.98

First published in 1952, Invisible Man tells the story of a nameless young black man’s journey across America in search of an identity that transcends his experience with racial bigotry and intolerance.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Fourth Estate, £6.29

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