Books

“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”

-Albert Einstein

I believe the purpose of education is to spark curiosity and courage. I am an avid reader; I trust that also you enjoy the power of reading. I hope this partial listing of my favorite reads will inspire you and foster great conversation and critical thinking. Onward!

  • The Power of Nice by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval

  • Think on These Things by John Maxwell

  • Good to Great by Jim Collins

  • Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas

  • Brainwashed by Tom Burrell

  • The Secret by Rhonda Burne

  • Forty Million Dollar Slaves by William Rhoden

  • A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson

  • 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

  • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley and Malcolm X

  • The Wretched of the Earth by Franz Fanon

  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven R. Covey

  • The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

  • How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

  • Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

  • The Psychology of Influence and Persuasion by Robert Cialdini

  • 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People by David Niven, PhD

  • A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

  • Permission Marketing by Seth Godin

  • Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome by Joy DeGruy

  • Give and Take by Adam Grant

  • Evicted by Matthew Desmond

  • White Rage by Carol Anderson

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