Wednesday, November 8, 2023

🔀IMATRIX: PUBLIC HEALTH READING LIST🔀

🔀IMATRIX: PUBLIC HEALTH READING LIST🔀

Ref "2023 ASTHO Fall Reading List

Number

Title

Description

Why it’s worth reading

1

I'm Glad My Mom Died

Jennette McCurdy's memoir delves into the struggles of a former child actress and her relationship with her overbearing mother.

Exploring the challenges and pressures faced by former child actors and their relationships with their parents in the entertainment industry.

2

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Susan Cain's book explores the role of introverts in a society that emphasizes extroversion.

Shifting the narrative on introversion and highlighting the contributions of famous introverts to society.

3

You Could Make This Place Beautiful: A Memoir

Maggie Smith's memoir examines the end of her marriage and her experience dealing with secrecy, anger, and forgiveness.

Using personal heartbreak as a lens to examine the expectations of womanhood, gender roles, and power.

4

A Communications Playbook for Public Officials

A guide authored by ASTHO CEO Michael Fraser and Robert R. Johnson, Jr. on effectively managing communications and media.

Equipping public officials with over 70 tips and a structured approach for handling communication challenges.

5

Solito

Javier Zamora's journey from El Salvador to the U.S. as a child.

Exploring the harrowing experiences of young migrants and their quest for a sense of belonging in a new country.

6

Remarkably Bright Creatures

A story of an unlikely friendship between a woman and an octopus, told by Shelby Van Pelt.

Delving into the themes of trauma, healing, and uncovering the truth in a unique relationship.

7

True Biz

Sara Nović's novel focusing on students at River Valley School for the Deaf.

Exploring the lives of deaf students and their personal challenges, emphasizing connection and resilience.

8

The Only One Left

Riley Sager's mystery novel about the Hope family and a survivor's untold secrets.

Unraveling a family murder mystery with unanswered questions, secrets, and a suspenseful narrative.

9

The Light Pirate

Lily Brooks-Dalton's story set in a deteriorating Florida due to climate-related catastrophes.

Examining the impact of climate change on individuals as they adapt to a changing world.

10

The House in the Cerulean Sea

A tale of Linus Baker overseeing extraordinary children at the Marsyas Island Orphanage by T.J. Klune.

Exploring the magical world of children with extraordinary abilities and the responsibility of their caretaker.

 





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