Books that change.

Books worth reading; that will help you grow, become more tolerant, make you better, help you see a different perspective.
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This is a "street book market" in Parque Centenario, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This is a "street book market" in Parque Centenario, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. So many cheap books in Buenos Aires! Gotta love it.

How one professor in Iran found courage in books to fight against the regime during the Revolution in Iran. This in turn, gave hope and strength to herself and her students who found their voices in literature.

"Reading Lolita in Tehran" Azar Nafisi Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics.

White Like Me: Is a personal account that examines white privilege and the authors conception of racism in American society through his experiences with his family and in his community. This books call for a cognitive re-structuring concerning how we view race in America and how all are not exempt from the negative effects of racisms, including those who are its perpetrators. Intentional and non-intential institutionalized racisms is expounded upon and its many effects. A must read for…

In this completely revised, "Remix" version of his highly-acclaimed memoir, White Like Me, Tim Wise explores how racial identity and whiteness influence the lives of white Americans, by examining h.

No words: This book changed my life. Read it and you'll see what I mean.

Half The Sky

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.

A story about human rights. Somaly Mam's experiences being trafficked and how she escaped; where she found her courage and how she is changing the lives of many who have been trafficked today!

The Road Of Lost Innocence - Somaly Mam. Great book about human trafficking.

King Leopold's Ghost: Explores the exploitation of the Congo Free State by King Leopold II of Belgium between 1885 and 1908, as well as the atrocities that were committed during that period. The book aims to increase public awareness of crimes committed by European colonial rulers in Africa. It was refused by nine of the ten U.S. publishing houses to which an outline was submitted, but became an unexpected bestseller and won the prestigious Mark Lynton History Prize for literary style.

King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa - Adam Hochschild --- The story of Belgian -controlled Congo. "Heart of Darkness" was real.

Girls Like Us, a powerful memoir of fighting for a world where girls are not for sale. Rachel Lloyd shares her story of being trafficked, starting her foundation GEMS and of the billion dollar business of trafficking girls. Lloyd describes what human trafficking looks like in the United States and explains in great detail the psychology of the victim as well as the perpetrator. A must read, not for the light of heart.

Girls Like Us ~ Book Review

"Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale: A Memoir" by Rachel Lloyd (Commercial Sexual Exploitation, Sex Trafficking)

A memoir of a woman's solo trek across 1,700 miles of Australian outback. Despite discouragement from friends and family, Robyn Davidson, with her four camels and dog cross the desert in search of adventure, herself and the meaning of life. Fending of poisonous snakes, learning to survive in harsh environments and training camels, the reader with leave with the belief that all dreams are possible, even to those whose dreams are wild.

Sight Reading

Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback, a book by Robyn Davidson