Good Books

Here’s a list of books I’ve found to be particularly interesting, inspiring, and helpful.

“Upside: The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth” by Jim Rendon (

“How to Write a Lot: A Guide to Productive Academic Writing” by Paul J. Silvia (

“The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us From Violence” by Gavin de Becker (

“The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes–and Why” by Amanda Ripley (

“Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life” by Anne Lamott  (

“On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Nonfiction Writing” by William Zinsser  (

“The Middle of Everywhere: Helping Refugees Enter the American Community” by Mary Pipher  (”

“Refuse to Choose: Use All of Your Interests, Passions, and Hobbies to Create the Life and Career of Your Dreams” by Barbara Sher  (