What your fellow de Tocqueville Society members are reading

March is National Reading Month – the perfect time to fall back in love with reading or find a new title to add to your list.

We asked some of our de Tocqueville Society members for recommendations. Here’s our list of books to inspire you this year.

Career development

Organize Tomorrow Today: 8 Ways to Retrain your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work and in Life by Dr. Jason Selk and Tom Bartow

-Melissa Lenz

The Big Stretch by Teneshia Jackson Warner

-Oscar Berryman

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler and Laura Roppe

-Liz Powitzky



On Fire: 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life by John O’Leary

-Melissa Lenz

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

-Liz Powitzky

A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman
-Michelle Ko

Science and history

The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli

-Mary Kate Hogan

The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson

-Neil Hershey


The Storm Before the Calm by George Friedman

-Sandra Van Trease

Fiction and Memoir

The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré

-Alexis Hershey

What’s Mine and Yours by Naima Coster

-Danielle N. Solomon

Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

-Alexis Hershey

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