- 2017 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Political Science (Adult Nonfiction)
Why does the U.S. stagnate and how do we bridge our cultural divide? What causes some populations to flourish and others to subsist? Author Mark Bitz has been thinking about these questions for over forty years. Bitz has found the answers to these questions in the one thousand books that he has read and the fifty states and over forty countries that he has visited.