Pam’s Holiday Reading List

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

by Adam Grant

Adam Grant, is a top-rated teacher at Wharton and an influencer in international HR with a Ph. D. in organizational psychology. His book Originals is an exploration of how people, can and do, choose to step forward and champion unconventional ideas and values.  If you are looking to originate ideas and practices Originals offers fresh insights on a variety of topics that will leave you feeling hopeful and, possibly, a little exhilarated.   






15515791_10211458907566132_978401787_oBig Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

by Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert is an award-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and several other internationally bestselling books of fiction and nonfiction.  Her book Big Magic dives into the creative process and shows us insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. Gilbert encourages us to embrace curiosity, let go of suffering and uncover the hidden jewels in ourselves. She offers tactics on how to face down our fears and live a creative life.






15502835_10211458906366102_1335968998_oBird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

by Anne Lamott

Anne Lamott is a New York Times bestselling Author and a past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship who writes fiction and non-fiction. Lamott knows there is no better way to write than to sit down and do it, line by line. It does not matter that your first draft is “shitty,” all that matters is that you keep your eyes open and keep moving forward. She offers tips such as finding a writing partner and carrying around index cards to jot down fortuitous phrases. Bird by Bird encourages, instructs and inspires writers with blunt honesty and humour.

Pam’s Holiday Reading List