HLP Leadership Library Adds New Selections

The HLP Leadership Library has recently added several new selections to its collection.  The Library offers Duke students, faculty, and staff over 1,700 books from the areas of international affairs, American government, social activism, leadership development, and many other areas.  Come by Sanford 111 to see our display of recent additions, or see Beth Osteen in Sanford 103 to check out our entire collection.


Some of our highlighted additions include:


  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  • Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President by Ron Suskind
  • The Unheard Voices: Community Organizations and Service Learning Edited by Randy Stoecker & Elizabeth A. Tryon with Amy Hilgendorf
  • Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age by Robert N. Bellah
  • Wine to Water: A Bartender’s Quest to Bring Clean Water to the World by Doc Hendley
  • The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes by Robert Alter
  • How to Live or a Life of Montaigne: Is One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer by Sarah Bakewell
  • From Seva to Cyberspace: The Many Faces of Volunteering in India by Femida Handy, Meenaz Kassam, Jillian Ingold, and Bhagyashree Ranade
  • Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie
  • Super Cooperators: Altruism, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed by Martin A. Nowak with Roger Highfield
  • Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation by Eboo Patel
  • The Social Animal: A Story of How Success Happens by David Brooks
  • Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values by Sam Harris
  • Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit by Parker J. Palmer
  • Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery by Siddharth Kara
  • Pathological Altruism Edited by Barbara Oakley, Ariel Knafo, Guruprasad Madhavan, and David Sloan Wilson
  • Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy by Bill Clinton
  • It Chooses You by Miranda July
  • Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn by Cathy N. Davidson
  • Political Evil: What it is and How to Combat it by Alan Wolfe