Booklist

By Rob Whiting, May 18, 2009

Below are books that I’ve either found relevant to my project or ones that people have suggested to me. If you have an idea of a great book I’m missing, please let me know.

Currently Reading:

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The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our

Time by Jeffrey Sachs


Yet To Be Read:

Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty by Muhammad Yunus

The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World by Jacqueline Novogratz

boscover_win091Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America by Paul Tough

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It by Paul Collier

The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists’ Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics by William Easterly

The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So ¬†Little Good by William Easterly

The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life by Lynne Twist

Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor by Paul Farmer

Already Read:

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Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism by Muhammad Yunus

The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits by CK Prahalad

Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children by John Wood

A Billion Bootstraps: Microcredit, Barefoot Banking, and the Business Solution for Ending Poverty by Eric Thurman and Philip Smith

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