The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution
Author: Charles R. Morris
Publishing Date: October 23
While many of the books on this list look forward at how we've evolved and transformed due to the rise of digital technologies, Charles Morris' The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution looks back. It is a historical excavation that highlights the "beginning of the century, when the country started building the economic platform that launched the astonishing industrial development in the decades after the Civial War."