Recommended reading

Following are some books that I recommend.  For more information, you can click on any that interest you.

Wild Flower– The True Story of a Romanian Girl in Africa (special edition)

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Wild Flower– The True Story of a Romanian Girl in Africa (special edition)

This Special Edition of Wild Flower– The True Story of a Romanian Girl in Africa benefits Soroptimist International President’s Appeal.  It tells the thrilling story of Nina Smart’s escape from female genital mutilation in West Africa.

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I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year

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I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year

I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year is the definitive behind-the-scenes story of Trump’s final year in office, by Phil Rucker and Carol Leonnig, the Pulitzer-Prize winning reporters and authors of the #1 New York Times bestseller, A Very Stable Genius.

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When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America

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When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America

In When the Stars Begin to Fall, Theodore R. Johnson makes a compelling case for a pathway to the national solidarity necessary to mitigate racism.

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Jackpot: How the Super-Rich Really Live―and How Their Wealth Harms Us

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Jackpot: How the Super-Rich Really Live―and How Their Wealth Harms Us

A senior editor at Mother Jones dives into the lives of the extremely rich, showing the fascinating realm they inhabit—and how this realm harms us all.

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Tangled Up in Blue: Policing the American City

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Tangled Up in Blue: Policing the American City

Rosa Brooks presents a revelatory account of what it’s like inside the “blue wall of silence” from street shootings and domestic violence calls to the behind-the-scenes police work during Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential inauguration.

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Lucky: How Joe Biden Barely Won the Presidency

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Lucky: How Joe Biden Barely Won the Presidency

The inside story of the historic 2020 presidential election and Joe Biden’s harrowing ride to victory

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On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal

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On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal

#1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author Naomi Klein makes the case for a Green New Deal in this “keenly argued, well-researched, and impassioned” manifesto (The Washington Post).

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Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy

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Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy

An insider’s account of how politicians representing a radical white minority of Americans have used “the world’s greatest deliberative body” to hijack our democracy.

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Reinventing Yourself in Your Retirement Years: Find Joy, Excitement, and Purpose After You Retire

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Reinventing Yourself in Your Retirement Years: Find Joy, Excitement, and Purpose After You Retire

Lee Gale Gruen’s book offers a detailed guide for retirees, those soon to retire, baby boomers, and seniors to reinvent themselves in this new stage of their lives by finding joy, excitement, and purpose in their retirement.

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