UN World Food Programme

Summer Reading List 2011

The unofficial start of summer is here and it's a great time to catch up on all those books you've been meaning to read.

Here are our recommendations for your summer reading list:

 

Enough: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty by Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It by Paul Collier

The End of Poverty: Econimic Possiblities for Our Time by Jeffrey Sachs

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Changing the Face of Hunger by Tony Hall

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo 

White Man’s Burden by William Easterly

Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen

Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding--And How We Can Improve the World Even More by Charles Kenny

The Plundered Planet by Paul Collier

An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage