Preventable by Andy Slavitt is a non-fiction book taking a behind the scenes look at the U.S.’ COVID-19 response under the Trump administration.
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The book Aftershocks by Colin Kahl and Thomas Wright takes a look at the global impact of COVID-19, including the political outcomes for the future
Audiobooks The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboff – Very well could be the most important book written since the invention of social media. Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother and Daughter Memoir by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and Rita Lurie – Tells of how the mother’s holocaust experience affected later generations. The book is told through the eyes of Rita, the mother and a holocaust survivor, and her daughter, Leslie, who grew up in the United States. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles – Count Alexander Rostov has been deemed a “non-person” by a Bolshevik tribunal. He is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol hotel, across from the Kremlin. Eye of the Storm: 25 Years in Action with the SAS by Peter Ratcliffe – A memoir of the author’s time in England’s elite special forces u How I Learned to Understand the World by Hans Rosling – A memoir, translated from Swedish, which the author talks about his family, experiences as a Swedish doctor in Mozambique, and data drive contributions to the world. Piranesi by Susanna Clarke -A novel taking place in a strange place, by…
Attempts, and succeeds, to navigate the enormous amount of information to tell a fascinating, easy to read story. More importantly, the authors managed to separate the truth from the mountains of disinformation being put out by state and non-state actors, in official as well as unofficial roles.
Moon Rush: The New Space Race is about the history of man getting to the moon and suggests a path forward to the satellite which we have already abandoned.