Recommended Reads

Below are some of our recommended readings on community. Purchasing these books will not only give you valuable information and advice, but will also support Neighbourhood Connect, as we will receive a small amount from each purchase when you use the links below.

Creating Community Wherever You Are

ByDeanna Nakosteen

Link: https://amzn.to/2SX39nJ

Formats: Audiobook, eBook, and Paperback

Description: A guide to developing community connections and belonging in a fast-paced world.

The Art of Belonging

By Hugh Mackay

Link: https://amzn.to/2SWQeCb

Formats: eBook and Paperback

Description: Bestselling author Hugh Mackay’s uplifting account of how we can enrich and add meaning to our lives by connecting with our communities.

Australia Reimagined

By Hugh Mackay

Link: https://amzn.to/2STFYLf

Formats: Audiobook, eBook, and Paperback

Description: Hugh Mackay is a social researcher whose passionate book is essential reading for everyone who wants to make Australia a better place for us all.

The Good Life

By Hugh Mackay

Link: https://amzn.to/2SVXPBb

Format: Audiobook, eBook, and Paperback

Description: The Good Life explores our capacity for selflessness, the quality of our relationships, and our willingness to connect with others in a useful way.

What Makes Us Tick?

By Hugh Mackay

Link: https://amzn.to/2T1jhog

Formats: Audiobook, eBook, and Paperback

Description: Hugh Mackay’s insightful and engaging What Makes Us Tick? explains us to ourselves and why we choose to do the things we do.

The Abundant Community

By John McKnight and Peter Block

Link: https://amzn.to/2STVqqH

Formats: eBook, Hardcover, and Paperback

Description: John McKnight and Peter Block show that we have the capacity to find real and sustainable satisfaction right in our community and how to reweave our social fabric in our neighbourhoods.

Community

By Peter Block

Link: https://amzn.to/2STGlW9

Formats: Audiobook, CD, eBook, Hardcover, and Paperback

Description: Peter Block offers a way of thinking that creates an opening for authentic communities to exist and details what each of us can do to make that happen.