Books that Changed my Thinking

By 2nd Act Books

By 2nd Act Books

The Overstory

Richard Powers

$18.95 $17.43

the secret life of trees and their understory

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

Anne Fadiman

$16.00 $14.72

anthropological account of strengths/weaknesses of Eastern/Western medicine

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond

$18.00 $16.56

journalistic account of the cascading crises that lead to, and perpetuate, evictions

Composing a Life

Mary Catherine Bateson

$16.00 $14.72

Margaret Mead's daughter on the non-linear paths women take in their careers

Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West (Revised)

William Cronon

$19.95 $18.35

Sweeping environmental/economic history of 19th C. Chicago and the Great West