Jason Russell, Ph.D.
Labor and Policy Studies Program
You have all made a huge leap intellectually by
becoming graduate students.
It is now crucial to raise your overall level of
writing ability and critical analysis.
From now on, you should choose reading
materials that are aligned with what you are
reading in graduate school.
New York Review of Books (www.nybooks.com)
London Review of Books (www.lrb.co.uk)
The New Yorker (www.newyorker.com)
The Atlantic (www.theatlantic.com)
Labor Studies Journal (ESC Library access)
Labor History (ESC Library access)
Business History Review (ESC Library access)
Work, Employment and Society (ESC Library
The Making of the English Working Class (E.P.
Work, Culture and Society (Herbert Gutman)
The Visible Hand (Alfred Chandler)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca
The Emperor of All Maladies (Siddharta
The General Theory of Employment, Interest and
Money (John Maynard Keynes)
The Road to Serfdom (Friedrich von Hayek)
Prison Notebooks (Antonio Gramsci)
The Prince (Nicolo Machiavelli)
The Feminine Mystique (Betty Friedan)
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention (Manning
Try and read authors who have received good
reviews and/or have won prizes.