Finding ways to reduce teen homelessness.
Almost Home - Kevin Ryan & Tina Kelley
The ubiquity of plastic in our lives.
Plastic: A Toxic Love Story - Susan Freinkel
Immigration dilemmas: borders, jobs, families and papers
Just Like Us - Helen Thorpe
The causes of methamphetamine use and the drug's impact on individuals, families, and communities.
Methland – Nick Reding
The challenge of viewing traditional cultures from a Western perspective:
The Bookseller of Kabul – Åsne Seierstad
Is coal the solution to America's energy problems?:
Big Coal – Jeff Goodell
The conditions of the working poor in the United States:
Nickel and Dimed – Barbara Ehrenreich
The effect of the prison system on corrections officers as well as on inmates:
Newjack – Ted Conover
The need to disaggregate ethnic groups:
The Accidental Asian – Eric Liu
The widespread effects of the fast food industry:
Fast Food Nation – Eric Schlosser
The long-term effects of industrial pollution:
A Civil Action – Jonathan Harr
The conflict between Western medicine and Eastern family values:
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down – Anne Fadiman