May 06 2014

CRAFT Reading List

Posted by: CRAFT

“The man who does not read good books is no better than the man who can’t.”

— Mark Twain

Below you will find the reading selections of everyone at CRAFT. This list is not made up of our “favorite” reads, but rather the books that made us think, laugh, learn, and grow. These are the books that we recommend for each other and recommend for you.

As A Man Thinketh, James Allen
(Buck Cram)

Big Russ & Me, Tim Russert
(Cory Maran)

Cognitive Surplus, Clay Shirky
(Evan Gassman)

The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother, James McBride
(Bradley Heinz)

General Lee’s Army: From Victory to Collapse, Joseph Glatthaar
(Matthew Attkinson)

House, Robert Remini
(Joe Greeley)

In the Blink of an Eye, Walter Murch
(Nadav Kessous)

Lie Down in Darkness, William Styron
(Alex Finland)

Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook, Dave Kerpen
(Catie Weckenman)

Lolita, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Louisa Tavlas)

Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold
(Ashley Carter)

Master of the Senate, Robert Caro
(Joe Greeley)

Rape of Europa, Lynn H. Nicholas
(Evan Ross)

Reagan at Reykjavik,   Ken Adelman
(Travis Holler)

Resonate, Nancy Duarte
(Catie Weckenman)

Shit My Dad Says, Justin Halpern
(Buck Cram)

Show Your Work, Austin Kleon
(Jess Matsumoto)

Social/Management Styles, Robert & Dorothy Bolton
(Danielle Theroux)

Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living, Pema Chodron
(Matthew Dybwad)

Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon
(Jess Matsumoto)

The 5 Love Languages, Gary Chapman
(Morgan Farenthold)

The Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty
(Zachary Hanover)

The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them, Rebecca Solnit
(Liberty Riggs)

The Field Guide to Getting Lost, Rebecca Solnit
(Liberty Riggs)

The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
(Alice Ly)

The Help, Kathryn Stockett
(Lana Tsimberg)

The Mechanical Bride: Folklore of Industrial Man, Marshall McLuhan
(Brian Donahue)

The Paris Wife, Paula McLain
(Ashley Carter)

The Presidents Club, Nancy Gibbs & Michael Duffy
(John Randall)

The Rehnquist Choice: The Untold Story of the Nixon Appointment That Redefined the Supreme Court, John W. Dean
(Evan Ross)

The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff
(Alice Ly)

The Thin Man, Dashiell Hammett
(Jerry Stephens)

This Town, Mark Leibovich
(Zachary Hanover)

Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin

Who Moved My Cheese, Dr. Spencer Johnson
(Bryan Levine)

Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson
(Brian Donahue)

Z, Teresa Anne Fowler
(Sinead Casey)