Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World by Samantha Power
I’m part way through and finding it hard to lay down. Unique insights into the UN along with a powerful example of how to respond in crisis situations.
Left To Tell: Inspiring Autobiography of Immaculée Ilibagiza with Steve Erwin
Incredible story of courage, resilience, and forgiveness as you discover what it was like to grow up in Rwanda, tragically loose your family, yet not be consumed by bitterness. Don’t start reading at 10pm unless you want to be up most of the night.
The Translator – A Tribesman’s Memoir of Darfur by Daoud Hari
This book gives a great feel for life in Darfur before and during the genocide. Simply written but very inviting and compelling. Hard to put down whether you’re in high school or 100! (I saw it in Target last week.)