Recommended Books

Here are a few books highly recommended by Pax Christi Dallas members:

Cousins, Norman. The Pathology of Power. New York, Norton, 1987.

Dennis, Marie. Choosing Peace : The Catholic Church Returns to Gospel Nonviolence. Maryknoll, New York, Orbis Books, 2018.

Douglass, James W., JFK and the Unspeakable : Why He Died and Why It Matters. New York, Simon & Schuster, 2010.

Ellsberg, Daniel. The Doomsday Machine : Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. London, Bloomsbury, 2017.

Hodge, James, and Linda Cooper. Disturbing the Peace : The Story of Father Roy Bourgeois and the Movement to Close the School of the Americas. Maryknoll, New York, Orbis, 2007.

Klein, Naomi The Shock Doctrine : The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. New York, Picador, 2008. ©2007.

Perkins, John. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. London, Ebury, 2016.

Stevenson, Bryan. Just Mercy : A Story of Justice and Redemption. New York, Spiegel & Grau, 2014.

Talbot, David. The Devil’s Chessboard : Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government. New York, Harper, 2016.

Valentine, Douglas. The CIA as Organized Crime : How Illegal Operations Corrupt America and the World. Atlanta, Clarity Press, 2017.

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