BOOKS + COFFEE

BOOKS + COFFEE is a book club where NAWBO-OC members explore great books about business and life authored by women, founded by NAWBO-OC Past President Katie Adams Farrell and currently headed by board member eLiz Hendershot.

The NAWBO-OC Book Club meets every first Friday of the month at 8:30am at The Lost Bean in Tustin.

What We're Reading Next

The book cover for So You Want to Talk About Race

July

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

"Oluo gives us--both white people and people of color--that language to engage in clear, constructive, and confident dialogue with each other about how to deal with racial prejudices and biases."--National Book Review

"Generous and empathetic, yet usefully blunt . . . it's for anyone who wants to be smarter and more empathetic about matters of race and engage in more productive anti-racist action."--Salon (Required Reading)

The cover of Becoming Wise

August

Becoming Wise by Krista Tippett

An Inquiry Into the Mystery and Art of Living

" ... Becoming Wise is a tremendously vitalizing read in its totality--a wellspring of nuance and dimension amid our Flatland of artificial polarities, touching on every significant aspect of human life with great gentleness and a firm grasp of human goodness." --Maria Popova, Brain Pickings

The cover of Inferior

September

Inferior by Angela Saini

How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story

“In this smart, balanced, and wonderfully readable book, Angela Saini breaks the vicious cycle by which women, having been excluded from the sciences by men who assumed them to be inferior, were judged by those same male scientists to be inferior. Study by study, she objectively reexamines what we think we know about the supposed differences between the sexes. If you have ever been shouted down by a male colleague who insists that science has proven women to be biologically inferior to men, here are the arguments you need to demonstrate that he doesn’t know what he is talking about.” -- Eileen Pollack, author of The Only Woman in the Room

Books We've Read

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Everything is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

The cover of Braving the Wilderness
Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown
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The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates

Reality Is Broken by Jane McGonigal