Biblio File: What to Read Now — September 2021

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We Recommend: Reflecting

Under the Sky We Make: How to Be Human in a Warming World book cover

Under the Sky We Make: How to Be Human in a Warming World, Kimberly Nicholas, ’99, PhD ’09; G.P. Putnam’s Sons. What can one person do right now to help the earth? Plenty.

All the Water I’ve Seen Is Running book cover

All the Water I’ve Seen Is Running, Elias Rodriques, ’13; W.W. Norton. A debut novel shows that you can go home again, but, oh, the baggage is heavy.

The Failed Promise: Reconstruction, Frederick Douglass, and the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson book cover

The Failed Promise: Reconstruction, Frederick Douglass, and the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Robert S. Levine, MA ’77, PhD ’81; W.W. Norton. Inside the post–Civil War struggle for human rights that still reverberates today.

Humor, Seriously: Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life book cover

Humor, Seriously: Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life, Jennifer Aaker, PhD ’95, and Naomi Bagdonas, MBA ’15; Crown. Funny but true: Wit works magic in the workplace.

Power Moms: How Executive Mothers Navigate Work and Life book cover

Power Moms: How Executive Mothers Navigate Work and Life, Joann S. Lublin, MA ’71; Harper Collins. Comparing Boomer and Gen X moms’ experiences to assess whether we’ve made progress.