Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
“Hillbilly Elegy” is one of the 10 best-selling books of 2016. JD Vance is a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who graduated from Yale University Law School. In this book, Vance focuses on the lowest white class in America, especially the Scottish Irish community living in Appalachia. Here is a warning of a now-outdated ideal: the American Dream. The New York Times listed Hillbilly Elgy as “six books that explain Donald Trump’s victory”.