Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM EDUCATION
Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

Our 100 lists of 100: Journalism Books

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Whether it be a quick read or more in-depth tome, there are plenty of journalism books to feed the minds of members.

1. “A Moonless, Starless Sky” by Alexis Okeowo
2. “All the News That’s fit to Sell” by James Hamilton
3. “All the President’s Men” by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
4. “Amity and Prosperity” by Eliza Griswold
5. “Bad Blood” by John Carreyrou
6. “Barbarian Days” by William Finnegan
7. “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo
8. “Berlin Diary” by Wiliam Shirer
9. “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
10. “Bird by Bird” by Anne Lamott
11. “Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators” by ronan Farrow
12. “Columbine” by Dave Cullen
13. “Dark Money” by Jane Mayer
14. “Deep Down Dark” by Hector Tobar
15. “DisneyWar” by James B. Stewart
16. “Dispatches” by Michael Herr
17. “Dreamland” by Sam Quinones
18. “Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal” by Eric Schlosser
19. “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” by Hunter S. Thompson
20. “Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ‘72” by Hunter S. Thompson
21. “Fear: Trump in the White House” by Bob Woodward
22. “Five Days at Memorial” by Sheri Fink
23. “Friday Night Lights” by Buzz Bissinger
24. “Ghettoside” by Jill Leovy
25. “Going Clear” by Lawrence Wright
26. “Gulag” by Anne Applebaum
27. “Happiness” by Richard Layard
28. “Heat” by Bill Bufurd
29. “Hell’s Angels” by Hunter S. Thompson
30. “Hidden Valley Road” by Robert Kolker
31. “Hiroshima” by John Hersey
32. “Homage to Catalonia” by George Orwell
33. “How the Word is Passed” by Clint Smith
34. “If You Have a Lemon, Make Lemonade” by Warren Hinckle
35. “Imperial Life in the Emerald City” by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
36. “In Cold Blood” by Truman Capote
37. “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer
38. “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann
39. “Maximum City” by Suketu Mehta
40. “Missoula: Rape and the Justice system in a College Town” by Jon Krakauer
41. “Moneyball” by Michael Lewis
42. “Move Your Shadow” by Joseph Lelyveld
43. “Nickel and Dimed” by Barbara Ehrenreich
44. “Night Draws Near: Iraq’s People in the Shadow of America’s War” by Anthony Shadid
45. “Night Draws Near” by Anthony Shadid
46. “No Good Men Among the Living” by Anand Gopal
47. “No Turning Back” by Rania Abouzeid
48. “Notes on a Foreign Country” by Suzy Hansen
49. “Nothing to Envy” by Barbara Demick
50. “On Writing” by Stephen King
51. “One of Us” by Asne Seierstad
52. “Play Their Hearts Out” by George Dohrmann
53. “Point of Departure” by James Cameron
54. “Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number” by Jacobo Timerman
55. “Race Beat” by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff
56. “Random Family” by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
57. “Rising Out of Hatred” by Eli Saslow
58. “Say Nothing” by Patrick Radden Keefe
59. “Scoop” by Evelyn Waugh
60. “Sea Biscuit” by Laura Hildebrand
61. “She Said” by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey
62. “Slouching Towards Bethlehem” by Joan Didion
63. “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” by Jon Ronson
64. “Stiff” by Mary Roach
65. “The Adversary” by Emmanuel Carrere
66. “The Age of Missing Information” by Bill McKibben
67. “The Beast” by Oscar Martinez
68. “The Beautiful Fall” by Alicia Drake
69. “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” by Michael Lewis
70. “The Devil’s Highway” by Luis Alberto Urrea
71. “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” by Tom Wolfe
72. “The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect” by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel
73. “The Forever War” by Dexter Filkins
74. “The Future is History” by Masha Gessen
75. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson
76. “The Journalist and the Murderer” by Janet Malcolm
77. “The Light of Truth” by Ida B. Wells
78. “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander
79. “The New New Journalism: Conversations with America’s Best Nonfiction Writers on Their Craft” edited by Robert S. Boynton
80. “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” by Michael Pollan
81. “The Passage of Power” by Robert Caro
82. “The Promised Land” by Nicholas Lemann
83. “The Return” by Hisham Matar
84. “The Sixth Extinction” by Elizabeth Kolbert
85. “The Sum of Us” by Heather McGhee
86. “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien
87. “The Tiger” by John Vaillant
88. “The Trus” by Susan E. Tifft and Alex S. Jones
89. “The Unwinding” by George Packer
90. “The Warmth of Other Suns” by Isabel Wilkerson
91. “The Whale Hunt” by Jonathan Harris
92. “The White Album” by Joan Didion
93. “The Year of Living Dangerously” by Christopher J. Koch
94. “The Yellow House” by Sarah M. Broom
95. “This Cold Heaven” by Gretel Ehrlich
96. “Three Women” by Lisa Taddeo
97. “Tuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom
98. “Under the Banner of Heaven” by Jon Krakauer
99. “Understanding Comics” by Scott McCloud
100. “Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster” by Svetlana Alexievich

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