Patriot Picks

A Patriotic Pick: October 2020
“This Infernal War”
The Civil War Letters of William and Jane Standard

Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Grateful American Book Prize judge Dr. Peter S. Carmichael, the Robert C. Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies and director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College: “This Infernal War” The Civil War Letters […]

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A Patriotic Pick: September 2020
“Washington: A Life” by Ron Chernow

Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Grateful American Book Prize judge Dr. Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of the New-York Historical Society: “Washington: A Life” by Ron Chernow. The father of our country becomes fully three-dimensional in this masterful, Pulitzer Prize-winning […]

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A Patriotic Pick: August 2020
“Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation” by Joseph J. Ellis

Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Grateful American Book Prize judge Dr. Neme Alperstein, a teacher of gifted and talented students in the New York City Public Schools system: “Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation” by Joseph J. Ellis. In this lively, […]

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A Patriotic Pick: July 2020
“The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography” by Henry Adams

Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Grateful American Book Prize judge John Danielson, founder of Chartwell Education Group and former chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education: The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography by Henry Adams. In this […]

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A Patriotic Pick: June 2020
“Breaking Rockefeller” by Peter B. Doran

Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Grateful American Book Prize judge Doreen Cole, former assistant to the dean of the Honors College at Indiana University. Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire by Peter […]

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A Patriotic Pick: May 2020
“Valiant Ambition” by Nathaniel Philbrick

Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by L.M. Elliott, winner of 2018’s Grateful American Book Prize for Suspect Red. Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick. The fraught relationship between one of our […]

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