Posted on 08/28/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There are handful of obvious choices for bookworms wanting to tie their long-weekend reading in with the holiday it celebrates.

While The Grapes of Wrath, The Jungle, and any César Chávez biography are obvious — and spot-on — choices for Labor Day reading, you have many, many more options.

We rounded up older fiction, newer novels, history texts, and memoirs from several sources; added a few of our own suggestions; and present you with this final product.

Older fiction

21st-century fiction

Nonfiction

Memoirs

Curious why these books were chosen? We've linked to our sources below. And if you prefer not to feel political but like the thought of Labor Day reading, Literary Hub has an occupational-themed book list for you.

Categories: Today in Books

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