Past Summer Conference Book Discussions

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Getting To Ellen by Ellen Krug
  • The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
  • The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang

Additional Suggestions

  • Thrive by Arianna Huffington
  • Somalis in Minnesota by Ahmed Ismail Yusuf
  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
  • They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by B. Ajak, B.Deng, A. Deng, J. Bernstein
  • A Simple Act of Gratitude by John Kralik
  • In Pursuit of Happiness by E. Perry Good and Jeffrey Hale
  • What Happy People Know by Dan Baker and Cameron Stauth
  • Let Your Life Speak by Parker Palmer
  • The Renaissance Soul by Margaret Lobenstein
  • The Trust Edge by David Horsager
  • Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements by Tom Rath, Ph.D. James K. Harter
  • How to Find Your Mission in Life by Richard Bolles
  • Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler
  • Flawless Consulting by Peter Block
  • Fast Company Magazine
  • Inc. Magazine
  • Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  • You Majored in WHAT?: Mapping your Path from Chaos to Career by Katharine Brook 
  • Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin
  • Infidel by Ayann Hirsi Ali
  • I am Nujood: Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali
  • Nomad: From Islam to America by Ayaan Ali
  • A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley
  • Two Spirits, One Heart by Marsha Azumi
  • Whipping Girl by Julia Serano
  • Wrapped in Blue: A Journey of Discovery by Donna Rose