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10 best books of July: the Monitor's picks

What Monitor book critics liked best this month.

1. 'White Trash,' by Nancy Isenberg

White Trash Nancy Isenberg Penguin Publishing Group 480 pages

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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