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The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
Jeffrey C. Stewart
Progress: 153/944 pages
Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
Helen Czerski

Reading progress update: I've read 238 out of 880 pages.

The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution - Michael J. Klarman

Proof that the men who drafted the Constitution were not infallible:

 

"As Pierce Butler explained after the convention, the delegates probably would not have created such a powerful and independent executive 'had not many of the members cast their eyes towards General Washington as president and shaped their ideas of the powers to be given to a president by their opinions of his virtue.'"