Book Reviews

Now Is the Time for Running – November 2015

Diversity Book Review
Reviewer: Michael Gonzalez, Category Manager, Strategic Sourcing
Title: Now Is the Time for Running
Author:Michael Williams

Welcome to My Breakdown: A Memoir – October 2015

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Reviewer: Alison Banks-Moore, Chief Diversity Officer, Human Resources
Title: Welcome to My Breakdown: A Memoir
Author: Benilde Little

Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth – September 2015

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Reviewer: Daisy Chan, Director, Enterprise Communications
Title: Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth
Author: Mika Brzezinski

Everything I Never Told You – August 2015

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Reviewer: Liza-Jo Perlas-Quiray, Business Systems Analyst IV
Title: Everything I Never Told You
Author: Celeste Ng

The Color of Water – July 2015

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Reviewer: Kalawatee Ramkhelawan, Sales Training Analyst, Market Business Unit
Title: The Color of Water
Author: James McBride

God Help the Child – June 2015

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Reviewer: Kevin Reed, Director, Sales Administration
Title: God Help the Child
Author: Toni Morrison

The Good Soldiers – May 2015

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Reviewer: Daisy Chan, Director, Enterprise Communications
Title: The Good Soldiers
Author: David Finkel

Still Alice – April 2015

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Reviewer: Ayesha Id-Deen, Administrative Assistant III, Finance
Title: Still Alice
Author: Lisa Genova

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man – March 2015

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Reviewer: Cristobal McLeod, Manager, Information Security Risk Management
Title: The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
Author: James Weldon Johnson

Daughters of Another Path – February 2015


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Reviewer: Angelica Hughes, Tax Analyst
Title: Daughters of Another Path
Author: Carol L. Anway

The Handmaid’s Tale – January 2015

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Reviewer: Pamela Roberson, Manager, Human Resources
Title: The Handmaid’s Tale
Author: Margaret Atwood

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie – December 2014

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Reviewer: Pamela Roberson, Manager, Human Resources
Title: The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
Author: Ayana Mathis

Making Diversity Work – November 2014

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Reviewer: Michael Gonzalez, Category Manager
Title: Making Diversity Work
Author: Sondra Theiderman, Ph.D.

The Short And Tragic Life of Robert Peace – October 2014

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Reviewer: Alison Banks-Moore, Chief Diversity Officer
Title: The Short And Tragic Life of Robert Peace
Author: Jeff Hobbs

The Butler: A Witness to History – September 2014

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Reviewer: Juana E. Almaguer, Manager, Commercial Service
Title: The Butler: A Witness to History
Author: Wil Haygood

The Chalk Circle: Intercultural Prizewinning Essays – August 2014

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Reviewer: Liza-Jo Perlas-Quiray, Business Systems Analyst
Title: The Chalk Circle: Intercultural Prizewinning Essays
Editor: Tarah Masih
Published: 2012

Black Ice – July 2014


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Reviewer: Kala Ramkhelawan
Title: Black Ice
Author: Lorene Cary
Published: 1991

Things That Matter – June 2014

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Reviewer: Daisy Chan, Director, Enterprise Communications and Employee Engagement
Title: Things That Matter
Author: Charles Krauthammer

My Beloved World – May 2014

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Reviewer: Kevin Reed
Title of Book: “My Beloved World”
Author: Sonia Sotomayor

I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim – April 2014

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Reviewer: Ayesha Id-Deen
Title of Book: I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim
Author: Zahra T. Suratwala

Rules – March 2014

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Reviewer: Cristobal McLeod
Title of Book: Rules
Author: Cynthia Lord

In the Times of the Butterflies – February 2014

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Reviewer: Angelica Hughes
Title of Book: In the Times of the Butterflies
Author: Julia Alvarez

Passin – January 2014

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Reviewer: Pamela Roberson,
Title of Book: Passin
Author: Karen E. Quinones Miller

“What If?: Short Stories to Spark Diversity Dialogue” – December 2013

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Reviewer: Michael Gonzalez, Manager, Sourcing, Financial Planning & Analysis
Title of Book: “What If?: Short Stories to Spark Diversity Dialogue”
Author: Steve Long-Nguyen Robbins

“Bend, Not Break: A Life in Two Worlds” – November 2013

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Reviewer: Daisy Chan, Director Enterprise Communications and Employee Engagement
Title of Book: “Bend, Not Break: A Life in Two Worlds”
Author: Ping Fu

“The Silver Star” – October 2013

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Reviewer: Juana E. Almaguer, Manager, Service Operations
Title of Book: “The Silver Star”
Author: Jeanette Walls

“Nineteen Minutes” – September 2013

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Reviewer: Liza-Jo Perlas-Quiray, Business Systems Analyst IV
Title of Book: “Nineteen Minutes”
Author: Jodi Picoult

“Namesake” – August 2013

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Reviewer: Kala Ramkhelawan, Sales Training Analyst III
Title of Book: “Namesake”
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri