Roundtable reading picks: ‘To Marry an English Lord,’ Junot Diaz

We ask our Friday Roundtable guests for their book picks every week. Here’s what they are reading.

David Cazares recommends a new short story in The New Yorker from Junot Diaz. It’s called “Miss Lora.”

Peter Bell is reading Steve Rothschild’s “The Non Non-Profit” and “The Social Animal” by David Brooks. Bell says Brooks is his hero because “he’s unprecticable…he’s non-dogmatic. He goes where the facts and research lead him.”

To Marry an English Lord” is the history that Patricia Lopez is reading. In Edith Wharton’s time, Americans had money, the English had titles and many marriages were arranged to bring the two together.