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  • Daniel Stern Serviansky

Books I Read In 2019

Re-Read For Courses I Teach

  • Beyond Winning by Bob Mnookin

  • Bioethics Mediation by Carol Liebman and Nancy Dubler

  • Difficult Conversations by Stone, Patton, & Heen

Books Relating to Mediation and Negotiation

  • Conformity by Cass Sunstein

  • Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss and Tahl Raz

  • The Little Book of Empathy by Doug Wojcieszak

  • Anatomy of a Mediation by James Freund

  • Doing Justice by Preet Bharara

  • Misbehaving by Richard Thaler

  • Kissinger the Negotiator by Sebenius, Burns, & Mnookin

  • Writing to Persuade by Trish Hall

  • 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life by William Eddy

Other Non-Fiction

  • Mountain, Water, Rock, God by Luke Whitmore

  • The Heart of the City: Creating Vibrant Downtowns for a New Century by Alexander Garvin

  • Hitler's American Model by James Q. Whitman

  • The Marches by Rory Stewart

Non-Fiction Relating to Current Events

  • The Threat: How the FBI Protects America... by Andrew G. McCabe

  • The World As It Is by Ben Rhodes

  • The Mueller Report by Robert Mueller III

  • Notes on the Mueller Report by Benjamin Wittes

  • The Threat Matrix: Inside Robert Mueller's FBI... by Garrett M. Graff

  • Proof of Collusion by Seth Abramson

  • Proof of Conspiracy by Seth Abramson

  • Why We Elect Narcissists by William Eddy


  • Love Kills: A Britt Montero Novel by Edna Buchanan

  • The Night Fire by Michael Connelly

  • The Second Sleep by Robert Harris

Long Term Project to Finish Books I Previously Set Aside

  • 1984 by George Orwell (started reading c.1991, completed 2019)

  • The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (started reading c.1990, completed 2019)


Bonus: Selection of Books I Read with My Kids

  • Lost in the library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude by Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)

  • The Parakeet Named Dreidel by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Suzanne Berkson (Illustrator)

  • Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken by Daniel Pinkwater, Jill Pinkwater (Illustrator)

  • Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct by Mo Willems

  • I Am Albert Einstein by Brad Meltzer, Chris Eliopoulos (Illustrator)


Image credits, from left: parakeet by Zdenek Machacek, Miami Beach building byJason Briscoe, mountain by Krushna Patie, countryside by Constantino Co, (all from Unsplash).

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