Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder. Farmer, an infectious disease specialist, worked to bring an equitable public health system to Haiti.
A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad--a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.
Fishpond Australia, Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Esther Duflo Abhijit Banerjee. Buy Books online: Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty, ISBN Esther Duflo Abhijit Banerjee
"When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday October she almost paid the ultimate price.
From an internationally acclaimed journalist comes an extraordinary book that puts a human face on the AIDS crisis in Africa: twenty-eight vivid stories, one for each of the million Africans living with the virus.