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Anne-Marie Slaughter is an American international lawyer, foreign policy analyst, political scientist and public commentator. She received a B.A. from Princeton University in 1980, an M.Phil. from Worcester College, Oxford in 1982, a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1985, and a D.Phil. in international relations from Oxford in 1992.
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The Hemingses of Monticello
An American Family
Annette Gordon-Reed - 2009-09-08
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This epic work tells the story of the Hemingses, whose close blood ties to our third president had been systematically expunged from American history until very recently. Now, historian and legal scholar Annette Gordon-Reed traces the Hemings family from its origins in Virginia in the 1700s to the family’s dispersal after Jefferson’s death in 1826....
Anne-Marie Slaughter
This is a terrific book.      source
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The Power of Giving Away Power
How the Best Leaders Learn to Let Go
Matthew Barzun - 2021-06-01
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"This book is a breakthrough. It's beautifully written, perfectly timed and heralds a new way forward. I'm buying a dozen copies to share with friends and colleagues." -Seth Godin, Founder of altMBA and author of The Practice If you let go of hierarchy, chaos will reign...or so many leaders believe. But when leaders find the courage to distribute r...
Anne-Marie Slaughter
This is an important book. It is deeply counter-intuitive to so many, but absolutely necessary if we are going to build a genuinely inclusive and far more equal America. Every leader can act on these precepts right now.      source
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Beyond the Sand and Sea
One Family's Quest for a Country to Call Home
TY McCormick - 2021-03-30
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From Ty McCormick, winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, an epic and timeless story of a family in search of safety, security, and a place to call home.When Asad Hussein was growing up in the world’s largest refugee camp, nearly every aspect of life revolved around getting to America—a distant land where anything was possible. Thousands...
Anne-Marie Slaughter
Such a great book! And ideal reading at this moment in which the term "immigrant" or "refugee" hides an extraordinary person with a story of resilience and incredible determination.      source
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Lauren Bohn
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Power to the Public
The Promise of Public Interest Technology
Tara Dawson McGuinness - 2021-04-13
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"Worth a read for anyone who cares about making change happen."--Barack ObamaA powerful new blueprint for how governments and nonprofits can harness the power of digital technology to help solve the most serious problems of the twenty-first centuryAs the speed and complexity of the world increases, governments and nonprofit organizations need new w...
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for all my tweeps, this book is an essential read. It's the future of how we solve public problems -- people and government together. @FordFoundation @darrenwalker You can preorder!      source
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The Worst Hard Time
The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Timothy Egan - 2006-09-01 (first published in 2005)
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The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since. Timothy Egan’s critically acclaimed account rescues this iconic chapter of American history from the shadows in a tour de force of historical reportage. Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise...
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@JulieZebrak Try "The Worst Hard Times" by Timothy Egan -- fabulous book.      source
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Lisa BloomJess Phoenix
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The Heartbeat of Iran
Real Voices of A Country and Its People
Tara Kangarlou - 2021-06-01
“Here are tender, lyrical, colorful stories of an Iran that Americans do not know and have no way of discovering directly. Tara Kangarou has created a work of people-to-people diplomacy, using her words to paint pictures of a very different country than the harsh, angry land depicted in the news. If only Iranians could read a similar account of the...
Anne-Marie Slaughter
This is another terrific book.      source
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The Inevitable
Dispatches on the Right to Die
Katie Engelhart - 2021-03-02
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A riveting, incisive, and wide-ranging book about the Right to Die movement, and the doctors, patients, and activists at the heart of this increasingly urgent issue. As much of the world's population grows older, the quest for a "good death," has become a significant issue. For many, the right to die often means the right to die with dignity. The I...
Anne-Marie Slaughter
This really is a great book. It's a subject we all look away from, obviously, and yet Katie makes it fascinating and so important.      source
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Ben Collins
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Halfway Home
Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration
Reuben Jonathan Miller - 2021-02-02
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A “persuasive and essential” (Matthew Desmond) work that will forever change how we look at life after prison in America through Miller’s “stunning, and deeply painful reckoning with our nation’s carceral system” (Heather Ann Thompson) Each year, more than half a million Americans are released from prison and join a population of twenty million peo...
Anne-Marie Slaughter
it is an extraordinary book!      source