WVC Reading List

Women of Vision and Change Reading List

2024 Reading List

April – Why We Sleep – Matthew Walker
January – The Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older – Kathleen Dowling Singh

2023 Reading List

October – Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder – Dacher Keltner
September – Demon Copperhead – Barbara Kingsolver
March – Unwinding Anxiety – Judson Brewer
February – Say What You Mean – Oren Jay Sofer

2022 Reading List

April – The Soul of Money – Lynne Twist
March – UNTAMED – Glennon Doyle
January – RESTART: DESIGNING A HEALTHY POST-PANDEMIC LIFE – Doreen Dodgen Magee

2021 Reading List

JanuaryCASTE – Isabel Wilkerson
JanuaryTHE TREASURE WITHIN – Diane Steinbrecher & Shannon Pernetti
March –  DYING OF WHITENESS – Jonathan Metzl
AprilTHE BODY IS NOT AN APOLOGY – Sonya Renee Taylor
May THE MOMENT OF LIFT – Melinda Gate
AugustTHE ART OF GATHERING – Priya Parker
SeptemberBRAIDING SWEETGRASS – Robin Wall Kimmerer

2020 Reading List

January – THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE – Bessel A. van der Kolk
April – RADICAL ACCEPTANCE – Tara Brach
SeptemberMY GRANDMOTHERS HANDS – Resmaa Menakem 

2019 Reading List

January – LIVING BEAUTIFULLY: WITH UNCERTAINTY AND CHANGE – Pema Chodron
May – AWAKENING THE SOUL – Michael Meade
October – THE FOUR TENDENCIES – Gretchen Rubin

2018 Reading List

January – SANCTUARY: CREATING A SPACE FOR GRACE IN YOUR LIFE by Terry Hershey
May – BRAIN RULES FOR AGING WELL: 10 PRINCIPLES FOR STAYING VITAL, HAPPY AND SHARP by John Medina

2017 Reading List

January – STRANGERS IN THEIR OWN LAND: ANGER AND MOURNING ON THE AMERICAN RIGHT by Arlie Russell Hochschild
February – THE UNWINDING: AN INNER HISTORY OF THE NEW AMERICA by George Packer
March – HILLBILLY ELEGY by J. D. Vance
April – THE UNTETHERED SOUL: THE JOURNEY BEYOND YOURSELF by Michael A. Singer
September – BETTER THAN BEFORE by Gretchen Rubin
October – YOUR RESONANT SELF by Sarah Peyton

2016 Reading List

July – THE GIFTS OF IMPERFECTION: LET GO OF WHO YOU THINK YOU’RE SUPPOSED TO BE AND EMBRACE WHO YOU ARE by Brené Brown
September – CALLINGS: FINDING & FOLLOWING AN AUTHENTIC LIFE by Gregg Michael Levoy