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The Jungle
The Jungle | Upton Sinclair
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#7days7covers (day2) ❤️Jurgis

Eyelit I can't believe I haven't read this yet! 2mo
Sg1224 @Eyelit how is that even possible...🤷‍♀️🤔 I hope it makes it to Mt. TBR 😂 (edited) 2mo
Eyelit Lol, I just added it! Let‘s see how long it takes before I get around to it, considering how tall a mt tbr I already have! 🤣 2mo
batsy This cover! I need to read it too. 2mo
Sg1224 @batsy I hear an addition to your Mt. TBR as well...haha 2mo
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#7Days7Covers #CoverCrush
Day 4

7 covers you love, one a day for 7 days. No explanations. Tag a different Litten each day.

@Tamra , would you like to play?

Tamra Thank you! If my books weren‘t STILL packed in boxes I would. It‘s now looking like maybe next spring/summer maybe we‘ll get the room done. 😏 2mo
Amiable @Tamra Yikes! Are you surviving with library books? 2mo
Tamra @Amiable my TBR books are housed in what was supposed to be a shoe closet. Who needs shoes when you have books? 🤷🏾‍♀️ 2mo
Amiable @Tamra OMG, that is so funny —we had a contractor here last week to build some bookshelves into unused eaves space on the 2nd-floor landing. He saw my numerous other bookshelves and asked my husband how many more I needed. My husband, bless his heart, told the guy, “hey, she doesn‘t buy shoes, so this is just what she collects instead.” 😀 (edited) 2mo
Tamra @Amiable hilarious! But so so true. 😁 2mo
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I did not know there was a graphic novel adaptation of Sinclair‘s The Jungle published by 10 Speed Press! It looks really good too! #TBRtemptation

marleed Oh wow. I‘ll have to get this. This was required reading when I was in HS but it‘s haunted me for years. 2mo
Leftcoastzen Need this! 2mo
Oldschool_millenial Simultaneously curious and terrified 2mo
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A haunting and engaging tale, but within a flawed book. The 100th anniversary deluxe edition includes forward by Eric Schlosser and intro by Ronald Gottesman which discuss the impact of publication (food regulation, not the great social change Sinclair desired). Similar to others, I found myself in Packingtown, engrossed by the characters, only to arrive at a weak ending. Despite this, and other flaws, still a recommended read.

MrBook Greet review!!! 2mo
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🎧 I‘ve read this once or twice before but it‘s time to read it again! I know it‘s hard reading in a gut-wrenching way so I‘ll take my time with it, listening to small chunks at a time and, hopefully getting through this 13+ hour audiobook by the end of the Labor Day weekend.

Leftcoastzen One of my all time favorites! 3mo
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How many have you read?

I got 27%

https://www.listchallenges.com/banned-classics

sprainedbrain I got 53%. 3mo
Emilymdxn 52%. Definitely piles more on this list I want to read! 3mo
Gina @sprainedbrain @Emilymdxn NIIIICE! 👏👏👏 3mo
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rabbitprincess
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I find it amusing that Goodreads thinks I would enjoy a book about Robert the Bruce and William Wallace because I just read a book about the Chicago meatpacking industry 😂😂

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rabbitprincess
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Vividly told and probably more relevant today than we'd like to admit. I picked this up after seeing it mentioned in Deborah Blum's book The Poison Squad, and the two books work well together.

Leftcoastzen I love this old book. Radicalized me in my youth. 5mo
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Ericalambbrown
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Serious #bookhaul from the friends of the library sale tonight. My husband said next year I just need to bring my little red wagon along. Because who am I kidding? 🤣😂📚📚📚 Love celebrating and supporting local libraries!

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I found that some of the things in this book, applied to today‘s standards of trying to earn a living. It gave me a lot to think about. It took me a while to finish reading but, definitely worth it, when I finally read the last page of it. This should be something for anyone who works in big business to read. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #TheJungle #UptonSinclair #book #books #bookyourself #bookunion #bookutopia #bookunicorn #bookunicorns #bookish #bookishfeature 💚

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Liatrek Congrats🎉🎉🎉 1y
SassyBookworm Congratulations!!! 🎉🍾 🎉🍾🤓 1y
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rubyslippersreads 🎉📚🎉📚🎉🎉🎉 1y
wanderinglynn Congrats! 🎉👏🏻 1y
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wanderinglynn Aw, how sweet! Congrats to you & your family on your new blessing! ❤️👶🏻 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awwww 💙💙💙 1y
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CrowCAH Adorable! 1y
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... and thought of a cynical remark that had been made to her, that she was standing upon the brink of the pit of hell and throwing in snowballs to lower the temperature.

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

BookwormAHN Welcome to Litsy 😺 1y
lostinabookbrb @BookwormAHN Thank you! :) 1y
tammysue Welcome to Litsy! 👋🏻🎉📚 1y
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CaitlinR Great book. Glad you‘re on Litsy. 1y
lostinabookbrb @Bronte_Chintz thank you and I am loving it! So much book content. :) 1y
lostinabookbrb @CaitlinR Yes, I am loving it. And thank you! Litsy is great. 1y
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LibrarianRyan
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Uptown wrote about a jungle, and Guns n Roses Welcomed us. Here. Bags at hotel, car parked. Now the 4 block walk to the Jarvis. https://youtu.be/o1tj2zJ2Wvg

#roadtrip #bookexpo18

SilversReviews I‘m here. 1y
tammysue Have fun! 😁 1y
Leftcoastzen Wish I was there! Swag out! 1y
LibrarianRyan @SilversReviews yeah!!!!!! I'm sitting with @mrbook down by the panels 1y
LibrarianRyan @ReadingRover you here yet. 1y
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A humble request to #bookstore owners: when your pricing used paperbacks, please use stickers with weaker adhesive.

Faibka Yes! I hate to damage my books trying to get the sticker off 2y
BooksBikes12 @AMPV. I TOTALLY AGREE ! 1y
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Gina
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Just in case you were wondering why government needs to step in and make legislation concerning businesses. This happened for a long long time!

Samplergal Bam! 2y
Gina @Samplergal oohhh yes I like that. Also **Mic drop** here 2y
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Quote of the day! We‘ve turned it into a competition at work. I actually got one this month! 😄

DimeryRene This is a calendar of quotes? You have to guess who said it each day?! 2y
GhostStories Yes, @DimeryRene ! And we are AWFUL at it. I think the only one I got that I was sure about was Emily Dickinson. 2y
DimeryRene @GhostStories We have a trivia calendar here at work too! And we play every day. It‘s all over the place from Presidents to geography to music, books, movies. We usually need many hints to get the answer. 2y
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#favoriteschoolread #riotgrams we were allowed to pick a book one year in school 6th ? 7th ? grade . I chose this . It radicalized me.Plight of the immigrant working class , unsanitary conditions , unbearable hours , unsanitary food. Teddy Roosevelt enacted food safety laws because of this book. A book can make a difference in so many ways. Skeptic for life ,that‘s me.Thanks ,Upton Sinclair, muckraker extraordinaire.

batsy Wow. It's time I read this 💚 2y
Leftcoastzen @batsy It‘s still powerful I think, but in typical fashion there was more outcry for safe meat than concern for the workers plight.It uses extremes at times , to drive home the point.Turned me into insufferable brat for justice. 2y
BarbaraBB Great recommendation. I really need to read this. 2y
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Hooked_on_books I read this in middle or high school and it has stayed with me 20+ years later. It is such a powerful book. 2y
Leftcoastzen @BarbaraBB I feel it captures the flavor & commitment of the U.S.in the Progressive era.Maybe why I prefer the label progressive as opposed to liberal. 2y
Leftcoastzen @Hooked__on__books It‘s something, that‘s for sure.Glad it means a lot to you too. 2y
Suet624 This book completely changed my life. Read it as a teenager. Stopped eating meat (40+ years) and have worked on labor and progressive issues ever since. 2y
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#HappyPaczkiDay!

Chicago has endless love for our Polish population. It‘s the highest in the nation. So Paczki Day and Pulaski Day are serious.

The tagged book is a visceral history of Polish immigrants who worked in Chicago‘s meat packing district. It‘s free. Please read it.

JoScho I don‘t know what that is but I am jealous! 2y
WhatDeeReads @JoScho it‘s a Polish doughnut. You should be very jealous. 2y
JoScho Lol!!! I am!!! 2y
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MicheleinPhilly Are those the doughnuts that are like the size of your head? 2y
WhatDeeReads @MicheleinPhilly No! 🤣 It‘s the camera angle. They‘re quite large, but no bigger than your average doughnut. 2y
MicheleinPhilly Ah, okay. Our next door neighbor once served us these doughnuts that were ENORMOUS. I can‘t remember what she called them but I was like, “Am I supposed to eat this in one sitting?” 2y
UrsulaMonarch What a wonderful post! I miss this from Chicagoland - have not found any in the Bay Area! 2y
UrsulaMonarch Plus great book & photo! 👍👍👍 2y
knittedgnome Yum! I ate two. Ha! I couldn't decide between strawberry or Bavarian cream. I feel so gross. But it's only one day a year! Lol 2y
WhatDeeReads @UrsulaMonarch Thank you! I love paczki. I love Chicago. I hope you find one! I‘ve been meaning to visit the Bay Area for a long while. I have dreams of palm trees. 2y
WhatDeeReads @knittedgnome I also had two. One glazed and one powdered. Both raspberry filling. I am fearing the crash, but otherwise I feel ok. No regrets. 2y
knittedgnome I feel like if I hadn't eaten them back to back it wouldn't have been so bad. They were so good! 2y
AlaMich Fellow Chicagoan here! And I have never had a paczki 😳. It‘s because I‘m not really a fan of jelly doughnuts, although I‘ve been told I have to try one anyway. 2y
WhatDeeReads @AlaMich You were told correctly! Some of them have Bavarian cream, if that‘s more your taste. 2y
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Jessieleah
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Next on the syllabus: The Jungle! Hopefully it will be as charming as The Virginian 🤞🏼 #americanlit #historicalfiction

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Written in 1906, this book highlights the plight of the immigrant worker and how factories kept these people in wage slavery. Sinclair went undercover into the meat packing industry and wrote what is one of the first "mud raking" books. It exposed the horrendous conditions these people worked in and the toxic conditions the meat was processed. It stirred up so much outrage that Roosevelt passed the clean food and drug act because of it.

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My life in 12 squares...

Caroline2 😍 2y
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John Oliver said it best “A bunch of animals die and so in a way does the American Dream.” The socialism at the end was really uplifting though!

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MissAlyssHearts
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I didn‘t dress up today, unless tired college kid counts, because of cold weather and long day but I did finish another audiobook!