50 Years of Books to Remember: A Brief History of Time: Elegant expositions of our culture and times
Annotation:Exposé of the high cost of dying in the United States. (Updated title American Way of Death Revisited published in 1998.)
Annotation:Science, suffering, politics, and prejudice - a moving account of the deadly progress of the AIDS epidemic; its manifestations, its victims, and the world's response.
Annotation:Revealing portraits of Black and white individuals involved in desegregation.
Annotation:A pioneering work which serves as both a health guide and a feminist manifesto encouraging women to understand and control their physical selves. (35th Anniversary edition published in 2005).
Annotation:Moving beyond the traditional conservative/liberal framework, philosopher-activist Cornel West presents incisive analyses of race and politics in America, and offers some solutions.
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A representative selection from over 1500 titles on annual lists of Books to Remember from 1956 to 2005. Compiled by Francie Einenkel and Susan Chute, Librarians, The New York Public Library.