Octavia E. Butler: prescient sci-fi
Sherman Alexie:
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
Reservation Blues
Film: Smoke Signals
Our Lady of Darkness - Fritz Leiber, 1977
Walking Distance: Remembering Classic Episodes From Classic Television 
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
-- Steven Pinker
In America: Travels with Steinbeck
- Geert Mak
To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party
Heather Cox Richardson

Enlightenment 2.0: Restoring Sanity to Our Politics, Our Economy and Our Lives
Joseph Heath
 Crucifying America: the unholy alliance between the Christian Right and Wall Street
-- CJ Werleman
 -- Sophia A. McClennen
Justice in WarTime - Bertrand Russell 
The Road to Wigan Pier, George Orwell
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
- Matt Taibbi
Nickel and Dimed 
   Barbara Ehrenreich 
Ellen Ullman
"Close to the Machine"
"The Bug"
After Henry - Joan Didion (1992)
The Haunting of Hill House
Ira Levin 
The Fox Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine - David Brock
Billionaires' Ball: Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality  - Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks
Shock Jocks: Hate Speech and Talk Radio (Rory O’Connor) 
On Bullshit
Assholes: A Theory
The Real and the Unreal - Ursula LeGuinn 
Over the Cliff - John Amati
Nickel and Dimed - Barbara Ehrenreich
The Republican War on Science - Chris Mooney
Right Is Wrong - Arianna Huffington
Aftermath - Nir Rosen
The Big Short - Michael Lewis
Proofiness - Charles Seiff
Conversation With Myself - Nelson Mandela
Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful by Glenn Greenwald
Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Sometimes Zeppo, by Joe Adamson
Touchstone, 1974 
The Great Movies, by Roger Ebert
Three Rivers Press, 2003 
Toms, Coons, Mulattos, Mammies and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films, by Donald Bogle
Viking Press/Continuum 1973 
In the Blink of an Eye, Second Edition, by Walter Murch
Silman-James Pr, 2001 
Agee on Film: Criticism and Comment on the Movies, by James Agee
Modern Library, 2000