Books Before 2014

2013 Reading List

(1) No Impact Man – Colin Beavan
(2) David & Goliath – Malcolm Gladwell
(3) Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins
(4) Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins
(5) An Invisible Thread – Laura Schroff
(6) The Leadership Challenge – James Kouzes, Barry Posner
(7) The One Minute Manager – Keith Blanchard
(8) The Good Earth – Pearl S. Buck
(9) The Other Hand (Little Bee) – Chris Cleave

2012 Reading List

(1) The Girl Who Played with Fire – Stiegg Larson
(2) The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest – Stiegg Larson
(3) Unbroken – Laura Hillenbrand
(4) The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
(5) The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind – William Kamkwamba
(6) I Know This Much Is True – Wally Lamb

2011 Reading List

(1) The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot
(2) Drowning Ruth – Christina Schwarz
(3) Same Kind of Different As Me – Ron Hall and Denver Moor
(4) Cutting for Stone – Abraham Verghese
(5) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stiegg Larson
(6) The Mermaid Chair – Sue Monk Kidd

2010 Reading List

(1) The Gospel According to Starbucks – Leonard Sweet
(2) The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell
(3) Native Son – Richard Wright
(4) The Hour I First Believed – Wally Lamb
(5) The Alchemist – Paulo Coehlo
(6) The Help – Kathryn Stockett
(7) The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
(8) To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
(9) A Hope in the Unseen – Ron Suskind
(10) Push: A Novel – Sapphire

2009 Reading List

(1) Blink – Malcolm Gladwell
(2) Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell
(3) The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch
(4) A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
(5) The Shack – William Paul Young
(6) Such a Pretty Fat – Jen Lancaster
(7) Bitter is the New Black – Jen Lancaster
(8) The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
(9) The Giver – Lois Lowry
(10) The Pact – Jodi Piccoult
(11) My Sister’s Keeper – Jodi Piccoult
(12) Perfect Match – Jodi Piccoult
(13) Vanishing Acts –  Jodi Piccoult
(14) Picture Perfect – Jodi Piccoult
(15) Harvesting the Heart – Jodi Piccoult
(16) Handle with Care – Jodi Piccoult
(17) The Glass Castle – Jeannette Walls
(18) Stealing Buddha’s Dinner – Bich Minh Nguyen
(19) Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortenson

2008 Reading List

(1) Eat Pray Love – Elizabeth Gilbert
(2) The Five People You Meet in Heaven – Mitch Albom
(3) How Starbucks Saved My Life – Michael Gates Gill
(4) The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz
(5) Leadership – Rudy Giuliani
(6) The Measure of a Man – Sidney Poitier
(7) The Art of Happiness – His Holiness the Dalai Lama
(8) How to Practice the Way to a Meaningful Life – His Holiness the Dalai Lam
(9) The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman
(10) Now You’re Speaking My Language – Gary Chapman
(11) The Secret – Rhonda Byrne
(12) Change of Heart – Jodi Piccoult
(13) Keeping Faith – Jodi Piccoult
(14) 19 Minutes – Jodi Piccoult
(15) Mercy – Jodi Piccoult
(16) Second Glance – Jodi Piccoult
(17) Plain Truth – Jodi Piccoult
(18) Songs of the Humpback Whale – Jodi Piccoult
(19) Salem Falls – Jodi Piccoult
(20) The Tenth Circle – Jodi Piccoult
(21) Leadership – John C. Wooden
(22) The Art of Seduction – Robert Greene

Books Read in Prior Years
The Color of Water – James McBride (2002)
Savage Inequalities – Jonathan Kozol (2001)
The Value in the Valley – Iyanla VanZant (1999)
My American Journey – Colin Powell (1997)
Life on the Color Line – Gregory Howard Williams (1995)
Roots – Alex Haley (1990)

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