Reading Lists: Current events

Civil rights leader Julian Bond passed away on August 15, 2015. Learn more about his work and the legacy he leaves.

Do you head out to the big box stores for some terrific deals before your turkey is digested? Or do you subscribe to the tenets of Buy Nothing Day? Maybe it's something in between. Whatever your shopping philosophy, here are some books that look at why we shop when we shop and whether we should shop.