Booksellers From Books & Books Pick Their Summer Reads
This Week on The Literary Life Podcast
On today’s episode of The Literary Life, Mitchell Kaplan talks to Books & Books’ Gaël LeLamer, Cristina Russell, and Cristina Nosti about what they’re recommending this summer.
Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship by Catherine Raven · Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle · The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle · Battle for the Big Top: P.T. Barnum, James Bailey, John Ringling, and the Death-Defying Saga of the American Circus by Les Standiford · The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu by Tom Lin · Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz · Foregone by Russell Banks · All the Water I’ve Seen Is Running by Elias Rodriques · Waterlog: A Swimmers Journey Through Britain by Roger Deakin · How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith · The Window Seat: Notes from a Life in Motion by Aminatta Forna · Page Six by Jim Shepard · Strange Children by Sadie Hoagland
A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa · Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead · The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green · With Teeth by Kristen Arnett · Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe · The Liar’s Dictionary by Eley Williams · Rainbow Milk by Paul Mendez · A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib
Cristina R.’s picks:
Seven Days in June by Tia Williams · Dogs at Work: Good Dogs. Real Jobs. by Margaret Cardillo, illustrated by Zachariah OHora · The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid · We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon · Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean · This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron · Muse Squad: The Mystery of the Tenth by Chantel Acevedo