Graphic Witness: social/political art bibliography
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1 general anthologies, websites
2 books authored and/or illustrated by individual artists
3 books without pictures (mostly)

books without pictures (mostly)

A suggested list of bedside reading, current and/or classic --in progress:

Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds about Animals and Food.
2008 Touchstone Books ISBN 13:978-0-7432-9158-3

Max Brooks, The Harlem Hellfighters, illustrated by Caanan White
2014 Broadway Books ISBN 978-0-307-46497-2
[a graphic novel also available as an ebook]

Fernand Braudel, Civilization and Capitalism 15th -18th Century (3 volumes)
1992 University of California Press ISBN 10:0520081145

Lester R. Brown, Plan B 3.0: Moblizing to Save Civilization.
2008 W. W. Norton & Company Inc. ISBN 978-0-393-33087-8

Francis Fukuyama. The Origins of Political Order: from prehuman times to the French Revolution
2011 Farrar, Straus and Giroux ISBN 978-0-374-22734-0

Eduardo Galeano, Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone.
2009 Nation Books
ISBN 978-1-56858-423-2 English translation by Mark Fried

Stephen Greenblatt, The Swerve: How the world became modern
2011 Norton ISBN 978-0-393-06447

Jane Jacobs, Dark Age Ahead.
2004 Vintage Books ISBN 1-4000-7670-6

Michael Klare, Rising Powers Shrinking Planet: the new geopolitics of energy.
2008 Metropolitan Books ISBN: 978-0-8050-8064-3

Naomi Klein, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
2007 Henry Holt and Company, New York ISBN 13: 978-0-8050-7983-8

Paul Krugman, The Conscience of a Liberal.
2007 W. W. Norton ISBN-10: 0393060691

Charles Lewis, 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity
2014 Perseus Books Group ISBN-13: 9781610391177

Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here, Jonathan Cape (UK)
1935 and online at Gutenberg, Australia

Eric Marcus, Meat Market: animals, ethics & money
2005 Brio Press, Boston Massachusetts ISBN 0-9758679-0-3

Jane Mayer, Dark Money, The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
2016 Doubleday ISBN: 978-0-385-53559-5

Ted Nace, Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy,
2003 Berrett-Koehler Publishers ISBN: 1-57675-260-7. Available for free download

George Orwell, anything and everything, especially his essays. Down and Out in London and Paris and lots of the rest of his work available on-line from Project Gutenberg. See also a chapter from an appraisal of Orwell by John Atkins

George Packer, The Unwinding: an inner history of the New America,
2013 Farrar, Straus and Giroux ISBN: 978-0-374-10241

Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century
2014 The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
ISBN 978-0-674-43000-6

Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma, a natural history of four meals
2006 Penguin Press ISBN 1-59420-082-3

David Sanger, The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power.
2009 Crown Publishing Group ISBN-13: 9780307407924

Rebecca Solnit, Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities
2004, 2006 Nation Books NYC ISBN 1-56025-828-4

Sarah Vowell, The Wordy Shipmates
2008 Riverhead ISBN-13: 978-1594489990

Cornel West, Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism
2004 Penguin Books ISBN 0 14 30.3583 5

Theodore H. White, America in Search of Itself: the making of the president 1956-1980.
1982 Harper & Row ISBN: 0060390077

Muhammed Yunus, Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism
2007 Public Affairs / Perseus Books ISBN 13:978-1-58648-493-4
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