Over at U.S. Intellectual History, Tim Lacy reflects on the Library Congress exhibit: “Books That Shaped America.” The exhibit includes 88 books that have been important to Americans. It is based on an online survey in which participants are asked to choose three books “written in America by Americans, and had a profound impact on our nation.”
Check out the survey and get back to us. Which books did you choose?
I picked Common Sense, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and The Private Life of Benjamin Franklin (also known as Franklin’s Autobiography.