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Book Lists

View continually updated book lists or sign up to receive an array of regular book list e-newsletters — everything from PPL Staff Picks to New York Times Best Sellers and a host of awards lists and recommended reads.

PPL Custom & Recommended Book Lists

Books About Media and Social Engagement

A recent Pew Research Center study finds 23 percent of Americans say they've shared a made-up news story, whether knowingly or not. We're here to help pinpoint reliable sources for current social and political issues, and to encourage critical thinking about media and social engagement.