10 best books of July: the Monitor's picks

What Monitor book critics liked best this month.

1. 'White Trash,' by Nancy Isenberg

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    White Trash
    Nancy Isenberg
    Penguin Publishing Group
    480 pages
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Is the United States truly a classless and egalitarian society? Absolutely not, argues Nancy Isenberg, an award-winning author who teaches history at Louisiana State University. Isenberg’s eye-opening work of social history makes for compelling reading. You can see the Monitor's full review of "White Trash" here.

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