Have you wanted to broaden your horizons with a good book lately? Or perhaps you’ve felt like reading something that will take you back to your roots? In either case, Promised Land: Thirteen Books that Changed America by Jay Parini is sure to inspire you with ideas for your reading list. This collection of essays focuses on the core thirteen books that entered American life and explains how they altered how we think and act. The author also offers a list of 100 other influential books in our history. Find this book, and others like it, in the Literature Room in the Nonfiction Department.
Or perhaps you want to plan the Great American Road Trip? Here are some great stories about traveling around our wonderful nation: