Books We Like

Books We Like

From our Climate Change committee:

  • The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others - by Tali Sharot
  • No Miracles Needed: How Today's Technology Can Save Our Climate and Clean Our Air - by Mark Z. Jacobson
  • Video: Just Have a Think: Have we got enough minerals? (15 minute video on same topic)
  • How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need - by Bill Gates
  • Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future - by Elizabeth Kolbert
  • All we can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis - edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
  • Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming - edited by Paul Hawken
  • This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate - by Naomi Klein

From our Civics Education Committee:

  • Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change - by Jared Diamond
  • The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy - by Katherine M. Gehl & Michael E. Porter
  • We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights - by Adam Winkler
  • The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others - by Tali Sharot
  • Think AgainThe Power of Knowing What You Don't Know - by Adam Grant

From our Racial and Social Justice Committee:

  • Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor's Fight for Fairness by Laura Coates
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption - by Bryan Stevenson
  • The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together - by Heather McGhee
  • Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents  - by Isabel Wilkerson
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration - by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Don't Label Me: How to Do Diversity Without Inflaming the Culture Wars - by Irshad Manji
  • So You Want to Talk About Race - by by Ijeoma Oluo