Need a good book?
Get reading with these recommendations from members of the Harvard community.
We Want To Do More Than Survive
by Bettina Love
“I’m currently reading Bettina Love’s ‘We Want To Do More Than Survive,’ which would be a great read for DIB educators and enthusiasts. It’s a powerful appeal to build transformative educational homeplaces rooted in abolitionist pedagogies for liberation.” – DeAnza Cook, Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
by Geraldine Brooks
“If you want a summer read that breaks your heart and sets it leaping at the same time, this is the book for you. It is phenomenal, just like the horse and his caretaker at its center.” — Jocelyn Kennedy, Harvard Law School Library Executive Director
In Search of a Beautiful Freedom
by Farah Jasmine Griffin
“Farah Jasmine Griffin’s ‘In Search of a Beautiful Freedom’ is a collection of essays by a remarkable scholar and talented essayist. She adds clarity to how art and literature convey untold and sometimes ignored beauty in modern and contemporary African American writings, music, film, and artwork.” — Terrence L. Johnson, Harvard Divinity School