Amanda Nelson selected What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia as one of the top books of 2018. She discusses this title along with others she selected during a segment of NPR's On Point. The program also lists "best of" book selections from other guests as well as listeners.
The Marco Eagle ran a substantial list of reading options that make good gift ideas this holiday season, and Elizabeth Catte's What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia made the cut in the "General Non-Fiction" category.
What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia has been included on Skokie Public Library's list of 2018 Staff Picks: Nonfiction. "I wanted an antidote to J.D. Vance and his dominant narrative about the white working class voters of Appalachia, and luckily, historian Elizabeth Catte wrote a slim volume that counters it powerfully ..."
Elizabeth Catte's What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia has been chosen as Wiley Cash's Open Canon Book Club's November selection! In addition to showcasing talented, diverse voices, he wanted to choose authors who would enjoy engaging with club members. Membership is free and open to all.