Joe Bageant is in good company this week as his book Deer Hunting with Jesus was chosen as one of six "Best books" by U.S. Representative Keith Ellison, D-Minn. The recognition was in THE WEEK, a weekly British news magazine which also publishes a US edition.
The other five books and their authors are:
The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley.
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson.
Who Stole the American Dream? by Hedrick Smith.
Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup.
Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
-- Ken Smith