Lisa Ling

10 Lisa Ling Recommended Books

Lisa Ling is an American journalist and television presenter. She currently hosts the CNN series This is Life with Lisa Ling. She was the host of National Geographic Explorer, and has contributed to ABC's The View and The Oprah Winfrey Show. She is the author of the book Somewhere Inside: One Sister’s Captivity in North Korea and the Other’s Fight to Bring Her Home.

10 Books recommended by Lisa Ling

The Joy Luck Club

The Joy Luck Club

A Novel

Author :Amy Tan

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"It is the story of four Chinese American women in San Francisco and how their mothers’ struggles in the Chinese homeland made them who they were. It is a highly emotional and exceptionally beautiful story." - Lisa Ling [Source]

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families

Stories from Rwanda

Author :Philip Gourevitch

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"This meticulously account is told from both the Hutu and Tutsi perspectives and is impressively comprehensive. It is so well told, in fact, that I felt like I was there experiencing the horror with my own eyes." - Lisa Ling [Source]

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

Author :Jack Weatherford

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"Genghis Khan was a great democratizer. His Mongol Empire conquered more territory in 25 years than the Romans did in 200." - Lisa Ling [Source]

A People's History of the United States

A People's History of the United States

Author :Howard Zinn

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"I credit this book with propelling me to dig deeper, and to not always believe the narrative." - Lisa Ling [Source]

Midnight's Children

Midnight's Children

Author :Salman Rushdie

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"Combines historical reality and mythical fiction to deliver a magnificent and magical account of India’s transition to independence and partition." - Lisa Ling [Source]

Corelli's Mandolin

Corelli's Mandolin

A Novel

Author :Louis de Bernieres

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"One of the most beautifully written books I’ve ever read." - Lisa Ling [Source]

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Author :Dr. Seuss

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"As a child of humble means, this book allowed me to believe that I could go anywhere and do anything." - Lisa Ling [Source]

News of a Kidnapping

News of a Kidnapping

Author :Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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"A journalistic account of ten notable Colombians kidnapped by Pablo Escobar’s Medellín Drug Cartel." - Lisa Ling [Source]

The Girl in the Picture

The Girl in the Picture

The Story of Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War

Author :Denise Chong

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"The story of the young girl who was photographed running naked in horror after her village was napalmed during the war, and who came to symbolize for the world its utter disaster and devastating toll." - Lisa Ling [Source]

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