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Book Recommendations

  • Just Mercy

    Just Mercy

    Just Mercy

    Bryan Stevenson
    4.59 (190,477)

    An unforgettable true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to end mass incarceration in america — from one of the most inspiring lawyers of our time.bryan stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the equal justice initiative, a nonprofit law office in montgomery, alabama, dedicated to defending the poor, the incarcerated, and the wrongly condemned.just mercy tells the story of eji, from the early days with a small staff facing the nation’s highest death sentencing and execution rates, through a successful campaign

    Cory Booker

    That was one of the biggest books that I handed out.

    Apr 11, 2017 — Source

  • Parting the Waters

    Parting the Waters

    Parting the Waters

    Taylor Branch
    Biography & Autobiography
    4.34 (9,202)

    First of a 3-volume social history, parting the waters is more than a biography of the rev. martin luther king jr. during the decade preceding his emergence as a national figure. this 1000-page effort, which won the pulitzer prize as well as the national book critics circle award for general nonfiction, profiles the key players & events that helped shape the american social landscape following wwii but before the civil-rights movement of the 60s reached its climax. branch then goes a step further, endeavoring to explain how the struggles evolved

    Cory Booker

    If you're an American, it's just an unbelievable story of our country.

    Apr 11, 2017 — Source

  • Living with a SEAL

    Living with a SEAL

    Living with a SEAL

    Jesse Itzler
    Biography & Autobiography
    4.28 (13,755)

    Entrepreneur jesse itzler will try almost anything. his life is about being bold and risky. so when jesse felt himself drifting on autopilot, he hired a rather unconventional trainer to live with him for a month-an accomplished navy seal widely considered to be "the toughest man on the planet"! living with a seal is like a buddy movie if it starred the fresh prince of bel- air. . .and rambo. jesse is about as easy-going as you can get. seal is. . . not. jesse and seal's escapades soon produce

    Cory Booker

    If you are a workout guy, it reminds you of things you already know. It was a wonderful book.

    Apr 11, 2017 — Source