What books are the New Hampshire Humanities board and staff reading?

Once a year, our board and staff share their recent reads. Here are their recommendations (for your holiday gift-giving consideration!)

The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War, David Halberstam
American Gods, Neil Gaiman
Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Daniel Brown
Beloved, Tony Morrison
Barkskins, Annie Proulx
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, Erik Larson
The Good Good Pig, Sy Montgomery
The Hormone Cure, Sara Gottfried, MD
Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson
The Good Muslim: A Novel, Tahmima Anam
On the Move: A Life, Oliver Sacks, MD
The Glass Castle: A Memoir, Jeannette Walls
This Wild Spirit: Women in the Rocky Mountains of Canada, Dr. Colleen Skidmore
The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century, Barbara W. Tuchman
The Odyssey, Homer
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass
The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
Emma, Jane Austen
The Mind of Thomas Jefferson, Peter S. Onuf