Patriot Picks

  • A Patriotic Pick: July 2020
    “The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography” by Henry Adams

    Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Grateful American Book Prize judge John Danielson, founder of Chartwell Education Group and former chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education

  • A Patriotic Pick: June 2020
    “Breaking Rockefeller” by Peter B. Doran

    Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Grateful American Book Prize judge Doreen Cole, former assistant to the dean of the Honors College at Indiana University.

  • A Patriotic Pick May 2020: “Valiant Ambition” by Nathaniel Philbrick

    Certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by L.M. Elliott, winner of 2018’s Grateful American Book Prize.

  • A Patriotic Pick March 2020: “1776” by David McCullough

    Certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Chris Stevenson, winner of 2016’s Grateful American Book Prize.

  • A Patriotic Pick February 2020: “Abraham Lincoln” by Carl Sandburg

    Certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Kathy Cannon Wiechman, winner of 2015’s inaugural Grateful American Book Prize.

  • Patriotic Picks: December 2019

    Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here are three such titles, suggested by David Bruce Smith, founder of the Grateful American Foundation, in partnership with the Washington Independent Review of Books.

  • Patriotic Picks: November 2019

    Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here are three such titles, suggested by David Bruce Smith, founder of the Grateful American Foundation, in partnership with the Washington Independent Review of Books.

  • Patriotic Picks: October 2019

    Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here are three such titles, suggested by David Bruce Smith, founder of the Grateful American™ Foundation, in partnership with the Washington Independent Review of Books.

  • Patriotic Picks: September 2019

    Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here are three such titles, suggested by David Bruce Smith, founder of the Grateful American™ Foundation, in partnership with the Washington Independent Review of Books.

  • Patriotic Picks: August 2019

    Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here are three such titles, suggested by David Bruce Smith, founder of the Grateful American™ Foundation, in partnership with the Washington Independent Review of Books. “My Antonia” by Willa Cather. This final installment in the author’s prairie trilogy chronicles the lives of […]

  • Patriotic Picks: July 2019

    Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here are three such titles, suggested by David Bruce Smith, founder of the Grateful American Foundation, in partnership with the Washington Independent Review of Books.

  • Patriotic Picks: June 2019

    Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here are three such titles, suggested by David Bruce Smith, founder of the Grateful American Foundation, in partnership with the Washington Independent Review of Books.