Posts tagged with summer-reading

May 31 2018

Bill Gates says so


Every year, Bill Gates puts out a list of recommended summer reading, and this year's picks were recently featured on Kottke. In related news, Gates is not the world's most persuasive speaker, but...

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Apr 24 2014

Early but unhelpful


Publishers Weekly has already compiled their "Best Summer Books of 2014" list, because they are revoltingly well-organized. As usual, though, I can comfort myself with the thought that while I won't come up with a recommended summer reading list until late June (and possibly not even by the end of July), at least none of my picks...

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Jun 9 2011

Eye-catching and delicious!

One more summer reading list and we're done. Here's the Horn Book magazine's list of recommended books for children. Their choices range from picture books to YA novels, and they've convinced me...

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Jun 6 2011

Needless to say, we will not be reading the sequel to Precious.

And speaking of summer reading, NPR has been putting together a number of genre-specific recommended reading lists, including crime fiction, cookbooks, and historical novels. Their selections are...

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