Books Discover some of the most influential published books of the 1960s, how they came into being and why they made such an impact on society. Topics covered include civil rights, environmentalism, pacifism and the quest for social justice. English: Photograph of Malcolm X by Leroy McLucas. Jacket design by Roy Kuhlman. Published by Grove Press., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons The Autobiography of Malcolm X Civil rights, Black rights, Human rights, Pacifism, Islam Silent Spring by Rachel Carson Environmentalism, Green literature The credit "Jacket design by Shirley Smith" is found on the left jacket flap. (There is very little information online about Shirley Smith; this presents a possible problem for use of the image in countries that do not recognize the rule of the shorter term. It is not known whether Smith is living or dead, which would be needed to measure a copyright term of the author's life plus a set number of years.), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped) To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Novel about childhood, Prejudice, Racial injustice Back to top Upcoming newsletter Name Please enter your name. Email Please enter a valid email address. Subscribe to our newsletter Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.