Recommended Reading

Must-Read Fiction and Non-Fiction Books about Human Rights, Equality, and Justice


Author: George Orwell

A House in the Sky
Authors: Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Khaled Hosseini

Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Author: Katherine Boo

Chasing the Flame: One Man’s Fight to Save the World
Author: Samantha Power

Girl in Translation
Author: Jean Kwok

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Authors: Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Fearless Fighter
Author: Vera Chirwa

I Am Malala
Author: Malala Yousafzai

I Am Troy Davis
Authors: Jen Marlowe, Martina Davis-Correia and Troy Anthony Davis

Les Miserables
Author: Victor Hugo

Little Bee
Author: Chris Cleave

Long Walk to Freedom
Author: Nelson Mandela

Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations
Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Taking a Stand: The Evolution of Human Rights
Author: Juan E Mendez

The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals
Author: Jane Mayer

The Last Utopia
Author: Samuel Moyn

To Kill a Mockingbird
Author: Harper Lee

Author: Wangari Maathai

Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Author: Draft Committee

Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice
Author: Jack Donnelly

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families
Author: Philip Gourevitch

Woman at Point Zero: Second Edition
Author: Nawal El Saadawi