Cultural refers to books that depict a place or time and its culture.

The Library Book
A Very Large Expanse of Sea
Shadow of The Fox (Shadow of the Fox, #1)
The Proposal
All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir
Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger
Family Trust
The Rain Watcher
Friday Black
It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work
Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves
White Dancing Elephants
Paper Wife: A Novel
The Girl They Left Behind
Normal People
One Indian Girl
French Exit
Paper Wife: A Novel
The Home for Unwanted Girls
The Lightkeeper's Daughters
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution
The Rain Watcher
The Year of Living Danishly: My Twelve Months Unearthing the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country
It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work
Family Trust
The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story
Go Fetch! by Shelly LaurenstonHostage to Pleasure by Nalini SinghBeast Behaving Badly by Shelly LaurenstonHunting Season by Shelly LaurenstonThe Naughty Sins of a Saint by Tiana Laveen
Best Interracial Paranormal
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Multicultural New Adult Fiction
276 books — 248 voters
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Books White People Need To Read
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Popular Cultural Books

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The Kite Runner
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
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A Thousand Splendid Suns
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
The Joy Luck Club
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Inside Out & Back Again
One Crazy Summer (Gaither Sisters, #1)

Shepard Fairey
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We have to create culture, don't watch TV, don't read magazines, don't even listen to NPR. Create your own roadshow. The nexus of space and time where you are now is the most immediate sector of your universe, and if you're worrying about Michael Jackson or Bill Clinton or somebody else, then you are disempowered, you're giving it all away to icons, icons which are maintained by an electronic media so that you want to dress like X or have lips like Y. This is shit-brained, this kind of thinking. ...more
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Maybe you could be mine / or maybe we’ll be entwined / aimless in this sexless foreplay.
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