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




James Taylor