Books That Shaped America podcast

Books That Shaped America


A companion podcast to the 10-episode C-SPAN television series, Books that Shaped America, produced in partnership with the Library of Congress.   The Library of Congress created the Books That Shaped America list to explore key works of literature from American history that have had a major impact on society. The 10 iconic books featured in the series have provoked thought, won awards, led to significant policy changes, and are still talked about today. In this companion podcast, you can learn more about the authors of the books featured. Find out more about Books that Shaped America at

11 Episodes