See what some of our authors tell us they are reading this summer.

cathryncoverCathryn Prince, author of American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World’s First Celebrity Travel Writer (Chicago Review Press, June 1, 2016)

Ulysses S. Grant: Memoirs and Selected Letters by Ulysses S. Grant

End of Watch  by Stephen King

 A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny

Ira Rabois, author of the forthcoming Compassionate Critical Thinking: How Mindfulness, Creativity, Empathy, and Socratic Questioning Can Transform Teaching (Rowman & Littlefield, September 30, 2016)

Siddhartha’s Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment by James Kingsland.

Who Rules the World by Noam Chomsky

ChasingPortraitsCOVERElizabeth Rynecki, author of forthcoming Chasing Portraits: A Great-Granddaughter’s Quest for Her Lost Art Legacy (Penguin Random House, September 6, 2016)

Syrian Dust: Reporting From the Heart of the War by Francesca Borri

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

Carolyn Porter, author of forthcoming Marcel’s Letters (Skyhorse, Spring 2017)

Angels of the Underground: The American Women Who Resisted the Japanese in the Philippines in World War II by Theresa Kaminski

Lighthouse Road: A Novel by Peter Geye


 Book-Cover-Md-medalElaine Mansfield, author of Leaning into Love: A Spiritual Journey Through Grief (Larson Publication, October 2014)

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Crossing the Owl’s Bridge: A Guide for Grieving People Who Still Love by Kim Bateman

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image by Ann Baring and Jules Cashford

Tina Peterson, author of Oscar and the Amazing Gravity Repellent (Capstone, September 1, 2015)

Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty by Ramona Ausubel


Jessica Gigot, author of Flood Patterns (Antrim House, November 2015)

Winterkill by Todd Davis

Bright Dead Things by Ada Limon

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

Shrill by Lindy West

Mattaponi Queen by Belle Boggs

Let us know what you recommend. Good writers read good writing.

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