Books: Read Your Way Through the U.S.A.

If you’re in the market for a reading resolution this year, how about reading yourself across the United States? Entertainment Weekly compiled a list choosing one book for each state that they feel best captures the spirit of the state. See below some of the books they chose, or stop by and check out the display!

IllinoisMaud Martha book coverMaud Martha
by Gwendolyn Brooks
IowaShoeless Joe book coverShoeless Joe
by W.P. Kinsella
OregonGeek love book coverGeek Love
by Katherine Dunn

 

New YorkDrown book cover Drown
by Junot Diaz
CaliforniaPlay It As It Lays book cover Play It As It Lays
by Joan Didion
Utah
The Monkey Wrench Game book cover The Monkey Wrench Gang
by Edward Abbey

 

Louisiana
The Awakening book cover The Awakening
by Kate Chopin
DelawareThe Book of Unknown Americans book cover The Book of Unknown Americans
by Cristina Henriquez
Hawaii
The Descendants book coverThe Descendants
by Kaui Hart Hemmings