Dennis Walcott's Reading List

by Dennis Walcott

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Dennis Walcott is the President and CEO of Queens Library, and a longtime advocate of literacy and reading. He previously served as the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education.

My Reading List


1. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe

"It pulls you straight back to the rough and tumble days of New York City in the 1980s, and presents a stark contrast between now and then."

2. Climate of Hope by Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope

"A smart vision and a concise, step-by-step guide for making our climate healthier for our children and our grandchildren."

3. Ghost by Jason Reynolds

"A captivating story about the power of running, the power of a great coach, and the power of believing in yourself. It is perfect for anyone who is looking for a new path in life."

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