Reading List

Favorite Books on Women & Money

Barbara Ehrenreich: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America (New York, Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt & Co., 2001).

Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (New York, Alfred A. Knopf), 2009).

Judith Levine: Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping (New York, Free Press, 2006).

Kate Levinson: Emotional Currency: A Woman’s Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with Money (Berkeley, Celestial Arts, 2010).

Margaret Randall: The Price You Pay: The Hidden Cost of Women’s Relationship to Money (NY, Routledge, 1996).

Geneen Roth: Lost and Found: Unexpected Revelations about Food and Money (New York, Viking Press, 2011).

Elizabeth Warren, and Amelia Warren-Tyagi: The Two Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers are Going Broke (with Surprising Solutions that will Change Our Children’s Futures) (New York, Basic Books, 2003).

Favorite Books on Money

Margaret Atwood: Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth (Toronto, ON, Anansi Press, Inc. 2012).

James Buchan: Frozen Desire (New York, Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1997).

Tad Crawford: The Secret Life of Money: How Money Can Be Food for the Soul (New York, Allworth Press, 1994).

Niall Ferguson: The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (New York, Penguin Press, 2008).

Robert H. Frank: The Economic Naturalist’s Field Guide: Common Sense Principles for Troubled Times (New York, Basic Books, Perseus Books Group, 2009).

Lewis Hyde, The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property (New York, Vintage Books, 1983).

Lewis Lapham: Money and Class in America: Notes and Observations on Our Civil Religion (New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988).

Lewis Lapham: “About Money,” Lapham’s Quarterly, Vol. 1, number 2, Spring 2008.

Russell Lockhart, James Hillman et al, Soul & Money (Dallas, TX, Spring Publications, 1982).

Sendhil Mullainathan & Eldar Shafir : Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much (Times Books, Henry Holt & Co., 2013)

Joseph Needleman: Money and the Meaning of Life (New York, Doubleday, 1991)

Jenny Ofill and Elissa Schappell: Money Changes Everything: Twenty-Two Writers Break the Final Taboo – How Money Transforms Families, Tests Marriages, Destroys Friendships and Sometimes Manages to Make People Happy (New York, Broadway Books, 2007).

Juliet B. Schor: Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth (New York, The Penguin Press, 2010).

Woody Tasch: Slow Money: Investing as if food, farms, and fertility mattered (VT., Chelsea Green, 2008).

Lynne Twist, with Teresa Barker: The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life (NY, W.W. Norton & Co., 2003).