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Books That Shaped Work in America List

   December 5th, 2013 Brian Herzog

books that shaped work logoI'm still getting caught up on things from Thanksgiving, so forgive me if this is old news.

I read on BoingBoing that the Department of Labor is compiling a list of "Books that Shaped Work in America" - there are quite a few titles there already, and they're also accepting submissions.

A bit more:

The idea for this list derived from the Books that Shaped America exhibition sponsored by the Library of Congress in 2012. This exhibition endeavored to spark a national conversation about the impact of books on overall American life and culture. Not surprisingly, many of the books included in the exhibition address issues related to work. But it was the wide range of books with work as a central theme that really served to underscore the significant role published works have played in shaping American workers and workplaces.

Neat. I thought this was a handy readers advisory tool to pass along.



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