Recently the U.S. Mission to Poland invited American Diplomats and their family members to recommend their favorite book by an American author. Diplomats of all ranks and family members of all ages submitted their recommendations, and shared briefly why they liked the book. This list and the personal explanations of why the Americans recommended these books offer a chance to get to know personally some of the American diplomats and their family members who represent the United States in Poland. It also shares the works of American authors, and highlights America’s literary culture. The American Diplomats and Family Members Recommended Reading List includes books for all ages and reading levels, as well as a wide variety of genres such as literature, fiction, kid’s books, mystery, history, westerns, and theatre.