Reading List

I am one of those people who can’t put down a good book. In fact, I love long flights because it’s really the only time I get to read good books without any real distraction or feeling that I should be doing something else “more productive” for work.  I love the days (usually a rainy Saturday or Sunday) when I just let myself get lost in the pages of a good book.  Here are some of my recent and recommended reads:

Behind the Beautiful Forevers – by Katherine Boo

Half the Sky

Mating in Captivity – by Esther Perel

Daring Greatly – by Brene Brown

The Power (highly recommend the audio book for this one)

The Power of Vulnerability – by Brene Brown

Big Magic – by Elizabeth Gilbert

Lean In -by Sheryl Sandberg

A Fist Full of Rice – by Vikran Akula

I am Nujood: Age 10 and Divorced – by Nujood Ali

Mountains Beyond Mountains – by Tracy Kidder

Tragic Mountains: The Hmong, the Americans, and the Secret Wars for Laos – by Jane Hamilton-Merritt

How to Change the World, Social Entrepreneurs & the Power of New Ideas – by David Bornstein

Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World – by Alan Weisman

Mi Pais Inventado (in english – My Invented Country) – by Isabell Allende (both Spanish & English are good)

Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life – by Jon Lee Anderson

Our Stolen Future: Are we Threatening our Fertility, Intelligence & Survival? – by Theo Colburn, Dianne Dumanoski, & John Peterson Myers

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man – by John Perkins

El Pais Bajo mi Piel (in english – The Country Under by Skin) – by Gioconda Belli (Both Spanish & English are good)

A Long Way Gone – by Ishmael Beah

Eat, Pray, Love – by Elizabeth Gilbert (I also enjoyed her follow-on book “Committed”)

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