Inflamed - Raj Patel
A work of exhilarating scope and relevance ... What a rare and powerful experience to feel a book in your very body' Naomi Klein
'Health is not something we can attain as individuals, for ourselves, hermetically sealed off from the world around us. An injury to one is an injury to all.'
Note: Raj Patel has been called a ‘rock star’ of social activism and has written about food systems and injustice
Invisible women - Caroline Criado Perez
Imagine a world where...
* Your phone is too big for your hand
* Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body
* In a car accident you are 47% more likely to be injured.
If any of that sounds familiar, chances are you're a woman.
Note: separate chapters on different arenas of life in which there is a hidden gender gap
How to be an Anti-racist - Ibram X Kendi
In How to Be an Antiracist, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi presents a theory of antiracism, a system of ideas and policies that fight racial inequity. As teenager, Kendi gave a public speech full of stereotypes about young Black people like himself
Note: Part instruction manual and part memoir fast becoming a classic
Woke racism - John Mc Whorter
New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed linguist John McWhorter argues that an illiberal neoracism, disguised as antiracism, is hurting Black communities and weakening the American social fabric.
What works - Iris Bohnet
"Compelling, lucid, and filled with actionable insights, What Works draws from a deep well of research to explain how we can end gender inequality."-Adam Grant, author of Give and Take and Originals
Note: Practical guide to bias busting in organisations