Posts Tagged ‘summer reading’

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Slate’s got President Obama’s summer reading list, along with analysis of same-

The Way Home by George Pelecanos, a crime thriller based in Washington, D.C.;
• Lush Life by Richard Price, a story of race and class set in New York’s Lower East Side;
• Tom Friedman’s Hot, Flat, and Crowded, on the benefits to America of an environmental revolution;
• John Adams by David McCullough;
Plainsong by Kent Haruf, a drama about the life of eight different characters living in a Colorado prairie community.

Vacation reading

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Going away for a bit tomorrow. Bringing Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, James Hamilton-Patterson’s Seven-Tenths and A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes. Anyone else have any warm weather book suggestions?