This past November, Seattle swore in a new Mayor and City Councilmember, and we here at ShelfTalk thought this would be a great opportunity to continue our series of posts in which we invited your representatives to share books that have meant a lot to them. This time, we asked them “What book was most influential in your life or career and why?” Councilmember Sally Bagshaw, District 7, reflects on a book that is much beloved by many, and soon to be discovered by many more.
What book was most influential in your life or career and why?
You’ve given me an especially tough challenge to identify ONE book that had a profound impact on me and my career. I can tell you about one book LIST called something like “100 of the best books you should have read before you went to college but didn’t”. After law school I read every book on that list and the list’s creator was right — I learned so much from those writers who wrote honestly and shared their wisdom through their hearts and experiences. Continue reading “City Council Reads – Sally Bagshaw, District 7”