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Creighton Reinert-Alumni Memorial Library holds a dedicated Kingfisher Collection containing many of these books and others that are especially illustrative of our themes and mission.


Race in America

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  • Richard Rothstein, Color of Law 
  • Theodore Wheeler, Kings of Broken Things
  • Damon Tweedy, MD, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine
  • Ibram X. Kendi, How to be an Anti-Racist
  • Dayna Bowen Matthew, Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care
  • Jonathan M. Metzl, Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment are Killing America's Heartland

Narratives of Health and Illness

  • Kate Bowler, Everything Happens for a Reason: And other lies I've loved
  • Elena Dunkle, Elena Vanishing: A Memoir
  • Ronald Epstein, MD, Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity
  • Arthur Frank, At the Will of the Body and The Wounded Storyteller
  • Lucy Grealy, Autobiography of a Face
  • Katie Green, Lighter than My Shadow
  • Nicole M. Piemonte, Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Health Medical Education and Practice
  • Nina Riggs, The Bright Hour
  • Victoria Sweet, God's Hotel

Higher Education


The Shocking Lynching of Will Brown 100 Years Ago 

Legacy of 1919


These suggestions are provided for informational purposes only and do not imply endorsement by Creighton University or the Kingfisher Institute.