District 8 Zonta Book Club

Suggested Books below chart

June 2021 Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood is an autobiographical comedy book written by the South African comedian Trevor Noah,
May 2021 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, by David Grann
April 2021 Dear American: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, by Jose Antonio Vargas
March 2021 Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, by Isabel Wilkerson
February 2021 Becoming, by Michelle Obama
January 2021 White Trash, by Nancy Isenberg
November 2020 Girl Up: Kick Ass, Claim Your Woman Card, and Crush Everyday Sexism,

By Laura Bates

October 2020 A Little Matter of Genocide: Holocaust and denial in the Americas 1492 to Present, by Ward Churchill
September 2020 “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness”, by Michelle Alexander
August 2020 So you want to Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo


• Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, by Debby Irving
• White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson
• How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi
• Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that shapes what we see, think and Do, by Jennifer Eberhardt
• White Rage, by Carol Anderson
• Amnesty or Abolition by Kelly Hernandez – free at https://online.ucpress.edu/boom/article/1/4/54/106447/Amnesty-or-Abolition
• The History of White People, by Nell Irvin Painter
• Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society, by John A. Powell
• An American Picture Bride, by Toy Kay
• The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson