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What I'm Reading

I'm always focused on new learning and expanding my horizons. I'll keep you updated on what book is on my nightstand and would love to hear your reading list and new books that you think would add to my understanding of the complexities of today's world.

- Nancy

My Current Reading List

Non-Fiction

Pastoral Song

James Rebanks

The Urge: Our History of Addiction

Carl Erik Fisher

Orwell's Roses

Rebecca Solnit

What Your Food Ate

Anne Bikle and David Montgomery

Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole

Susan Cain

Homelessness is a Housing Problem

Gregg Colburn and Clayton Page Aldern 

The Education Of An Idealist

Samantha Power

 

Halfway Home: Race, Punishment and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration

Rueben Jonathan Miller

Emotional: How Feelings Shape Our Thinking

Leonard Mlodinow

In the Midst of Plenty: Homelessness and What to Do About it

Mary Beth Shinn and Jill Khadduri. 2020

 

How the Other Half Eats

Priya Fielding-Singh. 2021

Caste

Isabel Wilkerson

The Sum of Us

Heather McGhee

 

Think Again

Adam Grant

How to Be an Antiracist

Ibram X Kendi

The Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

Patrick Radden Keefe

Animal, Vegetable, Junk

Mark Bittman

 

Lost Connections

Johann Hari

 

Together

Vivek Murthy

 

The Body Keeps the Score

Bessel Van de Kolk

 

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Gabor Mate

 

 

Fiction

Sea of Tranquility

Emily St. John Mandel

The Ministry of the Future 

Kim Stanley Robinson 

The Midnight Library 

Matt Haig

Klara and the Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro 

 

Articles

Costa Ricans Live Longer Than We Do. What’s the Secret?

Atul Gawande - The New Yorker, Aug 30,