Influential Books

Section in progress. In no particular order

Non Fiction

Development as Freedom is a 1999 book by economist Amartya Sen

Rural development: putting the last first Chambers, R. (1983)

The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance is a 1994 book by Laurie Garrett

Zambia Shall be Free is a 1962 by Kenneth Kaunda

The End of Poverty is a 2005 book by Jeffrey Sachs

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 book by Jared Diamond

AK-47: The Weapon that Changed the Face of War is a 2006 book by Larry Kahaner

The Prophet is a 1923 book by Kahlil Gibran

Sharing Knowledge is a 20  book by Kingo Muchumbo

The Communist Manifesto is an 1848 political pamphlet by Karl Marx

State and Revolution is a 1918 book by Vladimir Lenin

Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa is a 2009  book by Dambisa Moyo

The End of Poverty is a 2006 book by Jeffrey D. Sachs

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty is a 2013 book by Daron Acemoğlu

Pedagogy of the Oppressed is a 1968 book by Paulo Freire

The Dinka of the Sudan is a 1984 book by Francis Mading Deng

Non Fiction

Cannery Row is a novel by American author John Steinbeck

The Professor and the Madman is a 1998 book by Simon Winchester

The Map that Changed the Face of the World is a 2001 book by Simon Winchester

Our Man in Havana is a 1955  book by Graham Green

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2008 book by Stieg Larsson

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a 1963 book by John le Carré.

The Quiet American is a 19 book by Graham Green

Nervous Conditions I a 1988 book by Tsitsi Dangarembga

When Rain Clouds Gather is a 1968 book by  Bessie Head

The Brothers Karamazov is a 1880 book by Fyodor Dostoesvky

Anna Karenina is a 1877 book by  Leo Tolstoy

Good Night Moon is a 1947 book by Margaret Wise Brown

Walter The Farting Dog is a 2001 book by William Kotzwinkle and Glenn Murray

Barometer Rising is a 1941 book by Hugh MacLennan.

Nineteen Eighty-Four is a 1949 by English George Orwell

Fahrenheit 451 is a 1953 book by Ray Bradbury’s

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values is a 1974 book by Robert M. Pirsig,

The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African is a 2008 book by Helene Cooper

Heave is a 2002 book by Christy Ann Conlin

Where are the Wild Things is a 1963 book by Maurice Sendak

The Old Man and the Sea is a 1952 book by Earnest Hemingway

The Dirty Havana Trilogy is a 1998 book by Pedro Juan Gutierrez

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams is a 2009 book by  Wayne Johnston

The Shipping News is a 1993 book by Annie Proulx

Medicine Walk is a 2014 book by Richard Wagamese

The Shepherd is a 1975 book by Frederick Forsyth

White Bone is a 1999 book by Barbara Gowdy

The Book of Negroes is a 2007 book by Larence Hill

Things Fall Apart is a 1958 book by Chinua Achebe