Thursday, 17 November 2022 13:32

“The Soul of America“ - Library Announces 2023 SaratogaREADS! Community Read Selection

John Meacham’s “The Soul of America” has been chosen as the SaratogaREADS! selection for 2023. John Meacham’s “The Soul of America” has been chosen as the SaratogaREADS! selection for 2023.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Saratoga Springs Public Library has announced the community has chosen by popular vote the New York Times bestseller, “The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels,” by John Meacham as the SaratogaREADS! selection for 2023. 

In this 2018 book, Meacham helps explain the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in history when hope overcame division and fear. 

“As an institution dedicated to inclusion at a time of particular partisanship, we look forward to a season of programs and discussions inspired by this exploration of our national penchant for persevering through periods of great divisiveness,” said library director Issac Pulver, in a statement. 

“The Soul of America” is available from the Saratoga Springs Public Library in multiple formats: paperback, large print, and CD. 

The 2023 SaratogaREADS! Jr. companion selection will be announced in the upcoming weeks. A slate of programs and events inspired by next year’s selections will be announced in the coming months and will be available online at and on Saratoga Springs Public Library’s Events Calendar at 

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