Mr. President, Put Your Face in a Book

Great books have the power to transform. I know you don’t like to read much, Mr. President, but I have chosen three short, engaging books with important messages for a world leader such as yourself.

On Kindness by Adam Phillips and Barbara Taylor. The message: to be kind is to be strong.

The premise of this book is that while kindness (as a trait and as a virtue) in recent times has been denigrated as proof of weakness and passivity, history demonstrates that in fact our greatest strength is our ability to demonstrate kindness through…