Biblio File: What to Read Now — July 2021

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We Recommend: Reconnecting

Earth Keeper: Reflections on the American Land book cover

Earth Keeper: Reflections on the American Land, N. Scott Momaday, MA ’60, PhD ’63; Harper. Sharp, powerful storytelling brings spiritual drought relief.

The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation book cover

The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation, Anna Malaika Tubbs, ’14; Flatiron Books. A closer look at these moms of extraordinary sons is also a celebration of Black motherhood.

Thirty-Three Ways of Looking at an Elephant book cover

Thirty-Three Ways of Looking at an Elephant, Dale Peterson (ed.), MA ’69, PhD ’77; Trinity U. Press. What we do and don’t know about this ambling, astute wonder of the world.

Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian American Buddhists book cover

Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian American Buddhists, Chenxing Han, ’09; North Atlantic Books. A young, diverse generation on who they are, where they’re going and how they build community.

United We Eat: 50 Great American Dishes to Bring Us All Together book cover

United We Eat: 50 Great American Dishes to Bring Us All Together, Capri S. Cafaro, ’96; Story Farm. Reach across the table, reach across the aisle. We (really!) recommend Pepsi Salad, page 118.