Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
By Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Two Pulitzer Prize winners expose the most pervasive human rights violation of our era—the oppression of women in the developing world—and tell us what we can do about it.
Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day
By Daryl Collins and Johnathan Morduch
Veterans in economics and microfinance scrutinize the finances of the poor in India, Bangladesh and South Africa.
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
By Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
In 1993, after a disastrous attempt to climb K2, mountaineer Greg Mortenson drifted into an impoverished Pakistan village. Moved by the inhabitants' kindness, he promised to return and build a school. "Three Cups of Tea" is the story of that promise.