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Reader recommendation: A People’s History of the United States

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

By Richard Roper, Ayer, Mass. / March 12, 2012


A People’s History of the United States, by Howard Zinn, is an eye-opener. It explains so much about the motives of leaders and the struggles of the less fortunate in a democratic society. It should be required reading for all US history courses and our elected officials.

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