Books We’ve Read

Here’s a list of books we’ve read together so far:

Jungle Medicine by Connie Grauds

Rabid: A Cultural History of the World’s Most Diabolical Virus by Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Waters

Continental Drift by Russell Banks

Our Stolen Future by Theo Colburn, Dianne Dumaraski, and John Peter Meyers

Polio: An American Story by David Oshinsky

The Liar’s Club by Mary Karr

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

Green Grass, Running Water by Tom King

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men by Mara Hvistendahl

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryll WuDunn

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglass Blackmon

W;t by Margaret Edson

The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson

The Future of Life by Edward O. Wilson

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It by Paul Collier

Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee

The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against AIDS in Africa by Helen Epstein

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

The Cancer Journals by Audre Lorde


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