Reading Lists: Current events

These books provide historical perspective on this issue.

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.

Oregon voters may codify equality for women in its constitution in 2014. Take a look back at a century of the struggle for suffrage and equal rights.

November 22, 1963...Where were you? Seems we are still fascinated by the Kennedy assassination 50 years later. This is a selection of books marking the tragic anniversary.