5 books about the Great American Road Trip

I recently had to put together some ideas for a Midwest road trip for work. It doesn't happen often that I do anything travel related. But it got me thinking about a road trip, around the Midwest or out West. These books will either inspire you or satisfy your need to hit the road. 1. … Continue reading 5 books about the Great American Road Trip

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On Dupont Circle

On Dupont Circle by James Srodes centers around the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and what became a circle of influential friends. Washington’s Dupont Circle neighborhood became the gathering place for young politically-minded progressives with the election President Woodrow Wilson – the great hope of the progressive movement. Think a hopey, changey campaign a century before Obama made it cool. And so the progressives came. Seeking government jobs, to lobby pet issues, or as writers of emerging magazines – but regardless, all of them looking to find their place and make their mark on history.