1. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates | September 2017
  2. Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan | October 2017
  3. Originals by Adam Grant | November 2017
  4. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh | December 2017
  5. The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog by Bruce Perry |…

January 2019

Summary

Shane Bauer’s American Prison is an impressive feat of investigative journalism. Bauer, a reporter at Mother Jones, works undercover for four months as a prison guard at Winn Correctional Center, a privately run prison in rural Louisiana. Bauer’s book reveals the harsh realities of life for both prison guards and…

June 2018

Just One Sip — Summary

In A Higher Loyalty, former FBI director James Comey recounts some of the most pivotal moments from his career. Inspired to pursue a career in upholding justice from an early age, Comey fulfilled an illustrious career in law prior to his appointment as FBI director for the Obama and Trump…

May 2018

Just One Sip — Summary

Born a Crime is a collection of short stories recounting Trevor Noah’s childhood during the rule and fall of apartheid in South Africa. Born to a Xhosa mother and a Swiss-German father, his very existence was the literal evidence of his parents’ crime. …

April 2018

Just One Sip — Summary

The Culture Code presents case studies on highly successful organizations (including Pixar, the San Antonio Spurs, and IDEO) and why their cultures enable them to be successful. The book is divided into three “skills” that high-performing groups have:

  1. “Build Safety” — make people feel like they belong and that there…

March 2018

Just One Sip — Summary

“To me, the thing love and cinema have in common is that they are about seeing. The greatest act of love you can give to anyone is to see them exactly as they are. That’s the greatest act of love because you wash away imperfections.”

Guillermo del Toro

Some might…

February 2018

Just One Sip — Summary

In its purest form, the thesis of education is a noble one: to share knowledge, further society, and enable individuals to achieve greater things. Yet, it has hardly been so simple. Teaching is an incredibly personal task that requires a great amount of mental, emotional, and time investment, and teachers…

Reading Between the Wines

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