A Book List By Professor Kelly Eskew

Non-fiction

Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power

Between the World and Me by Ta’Nehisi Coates

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

When Girl Met Oil: Evolution of a Corporate Idealist by Christine Bader

A Season for Justice: The Life & Times of Civil Rights Lawyer Morris Dees by Morris Dees with Steven Fiffer

Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard

Praying for Sheetrock by Melissa Faye Green

Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas

Journey From the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran by Roya Hakakian

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

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Some recent fiction that stayed with me for a while

Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winter

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

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And a novel I just LOVED

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

 

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