In the wake of violence against Black Americans and in a moment of national reckoning, the HKS Library has pulled together a reading list that is inspired and largely informed by Resources and Reading on Racial Justice, Racial Equity, and Anti-Racism published by the Institutional Anti-Racism and Accountability Project (IARA) at the Shorenstein Center and in partnership with the HKS Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging.
Established in 1950, the National Book Awards are American literary prizes administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. . Although other categories have been recognized in the past, the Awards currently honor the best Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature, published each year.
Summer days (maybe spent on the beach) are the perfect chance to pick up a novel you haven't read before. The genre itself doesn't matter—could be the juiciest summer romance or a twist-and-turn mystery—there are an endless number of books at the ready for you to enjoy during those sunny days. If you're looking for your next good read, look no further than this list.