NationSwell Library

A library is more than just books on shelves — it’s the beginning of a journey. At Signature Diners and Salons across the country, our community has shared the books and articles that have inspired us on our journeys. Here are a few that inspired NationSwell on ours — written or recommended by the members of this community.

Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want by Ruha Benjamin

Forward: Leading Your Team Through Change by Elizabeth Moran

Getting Along: How to Work with Anyone (Even Difficult People) by Amy Gallo

Leading with Heart: Five Conversations That Unlock Creativity, Purpose, and Results by John Baird

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker

The Artist’s Way: 30th Anniversary Edition by Julia Cameron

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need by Bill Gates

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner

Alive at the End of the World by Saeed Jones

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take by Paul Poleman

Poverty, by America by Matthew Desmond

Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas

How the World Really Works by Vaclav Smil

The First, the Few, the Only by Deepa Puroshothoman

It Could Happen Here by Jonathan Greenblatt

We Need to Build by Eboo Patel

Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman

Manifesto for a Moral Revolution by Jacqueline Novogratz

Enough About Me by Richard Lui

For Love of Country by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran

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