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Books to Push a Reader Left

A list of books that helped shape my political worldview - this is very broad, including a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction. I have read most of these but many are still on my TBR
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The New Jim Crow
The New Jim Crow
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The Communist Manifesto (Marx & Engels)
The Communist Manifesto (Marx & Engels)
3
Capitalism: A Ghost Story (Arundhati Roy)
Capitalism: A Ghost Story (Arundhati Roy)
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The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy (Stephanie Kelton)
The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy (Stephanie Kelton)
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Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell)
Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell)
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The Dispossessed (Ursula K. Le Guin)
The Dispossessed (Ursula K. Le Guin)
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The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin)
The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin)
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Walking With the Comrades (Arundhati Roy)
Walking With the Comrades (Arundhati Roy)
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
10
Moving the Mountain (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
Moving the Mountain (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
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Herland (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
Herland (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
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With Her in Ourland (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
With Her in Ourland (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
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13
Kindred (Octavia Butler)
Kindred (Octavia Butler)
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We
We
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Tehanu (Ursula K. Le Guin)
Tehanu (Ursula K. Le Guin)
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Parable of the Sower (Octavia Butler)
Parable of the Sower (Octavia Butler)
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Parable of the Talents (Octavia E. Butler)
Parable of the Talents (Octavia E. Butler)
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Invisible Man
Invisible Man
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The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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21
Presidential Lottery (James A. Michener)
Presidential Lottery (James A. Michener)
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The Fifth Season (N. K. Jemisin)
The Fifth Season (N. K. Jemisin)
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The Obelisk Gate (N.K. Jemison)
The Obelisk Gate (N.K. Jemison)
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The Stone Sky (N. K. Jemisin)
The Stone Sky (N. K. Jemisin)
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Native Son (Richard Wright)
Native Son (Richard Wright)
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Black Boy (Richard Wright)
Black Boy (Richard Wright)
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Heavy (Kiese Laymon)
Heavy (Kiese Laymon)
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Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation (Du Mez, Kristin Kobes)
Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation (Du Mez, Kristin Kobes)
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Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
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The Final Empire (Brandon Sanderson)
The Final Empire (Brandon Sanderson)
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The Well of Ascension (Brandon Sanderson)
The Well of Ascension (Brandon Sanderson)
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The Hero of Ages (Brandon Sanderson)
The Hero of Ages (Brandon Sanderson)
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Common Sense (Thomas Paine)
Common Sense (Thomas Paine)
34
The Yellow Wallpaper (Gilman, Charlotte Perkins)
The Yellow Wallpaper (Gilman, Charlotte Perkins)
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The Left Hand of Darkness (Ursula K Le Guin)
The Left Hand of Darkness (Ursula K Le Guin)
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Cinnamon and Gunpowder (Eli Brown)
Cinnamon and Gunpowder (Eli Brown)
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Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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How Long Till Black Future Month: Stories (N. K. Jemisin)
How Long Till Black Future Month: Stories (N. K. Jemisin)
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Women, Race & Class (Angela Davis)
Women, Race & Class (Angela Davis)
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Fight Like Hell (Kim Kelly)
Fight Like Hell (Kim Kelly)
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