Peace & Justice Book Circle Past Books

This is a complete list of books discussed at the monthly book club.


2018 Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion Gregory Boyle
2018 The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Richard Rothstein
2018 Dreamers of the Day Mary Doria Russell
2018 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI David Grann
2018 The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover ’ s Secret FBI Betty Medsger
2017 Janesville: An American Story Amy Goldstein
2017 The Sympathizer Viet Thanh Nguyen
2017 Evicted; Poverty and Profit in the American City Matthew Desmond
2017 In Warm Blood: Prison and Privilege, Hurt and Heart Judith Gwinn Adrian and DarRen Morris
2017 The Nix, A Novel Nathan Hill
2017 This is an Uprising: How Non Violent Revolt is Shaping the Twenty First Century Mark Engler and Paul Engler
2017 Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In Bernie Sanders
2017 Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis J.D. Vance
2017 The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War Stephen Kinzer
2017 LaRose Louise Erdrich
2017 Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital Sheri Fink
2016 People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy
John Nichols invited
Robert McChesney & John Nichols
2016 Democracy Now: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America Amy Goodman, David Goodman & Denis Moynihan
2016 No Crystal Stair Vauna M. Nelson & Christie R. Gregory
2016 Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimaging the Relationship the Relationship of African Americans to the great outdoors Carolyn Finney
2016 We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Sound Track of the Viet Nam War Authors invited Doug Bradley & Craig Werner
2016 The Devil’s Highway, A True Story Luis Alberto Urrea
2016 Miller’s Valley Anna Quindlen
2016 Between the World and Me Ta-Nehisi Coates
2016 In the Company of Angels Thomas E Kennedy
2016 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr
2016 Thy Will Be Done Charlotte Dennett
2016 Arrested Development David Couper
2016 The Lotus and the Storm Lan Cao
2015 Are Prisons Obsolete? Angela Davis
2015 Most Dangerous Women Jan Maher
2015 We’ve Got a Job Cynthia Levinson
2015 The Children David Halberstam
2015 The Lemon Tree Sandy Tolman
2015 This Changes Everything Naomi Klein
2015 Living for Change Grace Lee Boggs
2015 Officer and a Spy Robert Harris
2015 Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman
2015 The Hare with the Amber Eyes Edmund De Waal
2015 Mighty Be Our Powers Leymah Gbowee with Carole Mithers
2015 The Unconquerable World Jonathan Schell
2014 Such a Long Journey Rohinton Mistry
2014 Palestine: Peace, Not Apartheid Jimmy Carter
2014 Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Jung Chang
2014 The World Without Us Alan Weisman
2014 Living Downstream Sandra Steingraber
2014 Missing Mila, Finding Family Margaret Ward
2014 The Last Witchfinder James Morrow
2014 The Chalice & the Blade Riane Eisler
2014 The Lace Reader Brunonia Berry
2014 Blessed Unrest Paul Hawken
2014 Ines of My Soul Isabel Allende
2014 Salt, Fat, Sugar Michael Moss
2014 Active Hope Joanna Macy
2013 Flight Behavior Barbara Kingsolver
2013 Behind the Beautiful Forevers Katherine Boo
2013 Twilight of the Elites Chris Hayes
2013 The Roundhouse Louise Erdrich
2013 The Chalice & the Blade Rianne Eisler
2013 America Beyond Capitalism Gar Alperovitz
2013 Paradise Built in Hell Rebecca Solnit
2013 Silent Spring Rachel Carson
2013 The Cellist of Sarajevo Steven Galloway
2013 On My Hornor (talk canceled. Storm) Shannon Kleiber
2013 Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt Chris Hedges & Joe Sacco
2013 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Rebecca Skloot
2012 The Political Mind George Lakoff
2012 The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell
2012 High Tide in Tucson Barbara Kingsolver
2012 Shock Doctrine Naomi Klein
2012 The Value of Nothing Raj Patel
2012 In the Garden of the Beasts Erik Larson
2012 Gavelling Down the Rabble Jane Anne Morris
2012 Zookeeper’s Wife Diane Ackerman
2012 Enrique’s Journey Sonia Nazario
2012 The New Jim Crow Michelle Alexander
2011 A Band of Nobel Women Melinda Plastas
2011 The Militarization of Indian Country Winona LaDuke
2011 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Jamie Ford
2011 The Warmth of Other Suns Isabel Wilkerson
2011 The Whistleblower Kathryn Blokovak
2011 Unequal Protection Thom Hartmann
2011 This Child Will Be Great EJ Sirleaf
2011 Spirit in Action Louise Knight
2010 The Lacuna Barbara Kingsolver
2010 JFK & the Unspeakable James W Douglass
2010 Postville Stephen G Bloom
2010 Wisdom of Whores Elizabeth Pisani
2010 Mountains Beyond Mountains Tracey Kidder
2010 Infidel Ayaan Hirsi Ali
2010 Half the Sky Nick Kristof & Wu Dunn
2010 Cutting for Stone Abraham Verghese
2010 The Places in Between Rory Stewart
2009 The Ghost Map Steven Johnson
2009 Unbowed Wangari Matthai
2009 Blood Done Sign My Name Tim Tyson