NY Times Book Review Lists Transaction Books in “Schlesinger’s Syllabus”
In The New York Times Book Review on December 22, 2013, an article in the “Open Book” column entitled “Schlesinger’s Syllabus” reprinted a list that Arthur Schlesinger wrote in 1991 to recommend “books I think Americans should read to achieve ‘cultural literacy’ about our own nation.” Included in this list are two books published by Transaction:
- An American Dilemma, by Gunnar Myrdal
- The Promise of American Life, by Herbert Croly
Also on this list are books by authors Transaction has also published: Alexis de Tocqueville, Reinhold Niebuhr (a contributor to edited volumes), Edmund Wilson, and H.L. Mencken. Transaction also publishes the work of Arthur Schlesinger as well.
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