Highly rated books published more than 15 years ago.

The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community Ray Oldenburg
Co-Design: A Process of Design Participation Stanley King, Merinda Conley, Bill Latimer, Drew Ferrari

Three star rating with growing community support.

Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered E. F. Schumacher