Favorite summer reads from you, our listeners

You shared your favorite books of summer with us here and called in with more during the show. Below are today’s recommendations:

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

The Fragile Absolute by Slavoj Žižek

behind the beautiful forevers by Katherine Boo

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

Double Cross by Ben Macintyre

Operation Mincemeat by Ben Macintyre

Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

Escaping North Korea by Mike Kim

Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

Juliet in August in Dianne Warren

Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams

Canada by Richard Ford

Against the Wind and Tide by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Broken Harbor by Tana French

The Chicago Way by Michael Harvey

The Litigators by John Grisham

Cryptonomicon By Neal Stephenson

The Alienist by Caleb Carr

Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

Libriomancer by Jim Hines

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Swim: Why We Love the Water by Lynn Sherr

A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan

Sisterhood Everlasting by Ann Brashares

The Passage by Justin Cronin

The Lost City of Z by David Grann

At Home by Bill Bryson

Salvage the Bones By Parul Sehgal

The Red Chamber by Pauline Chen

Mudbound by HIllary Jordan

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Warmth of Other Sons by Isabel Wilkerson

Man of War by Charlie Schroder

The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen Carter

Retromania: pop culture’s addiction to its own past by Simon Reynolds

“Bright sided” and “Nickel and Dimed” by Barbara Ehrenreich

The Twelve by Justin Cronin

NW by Zadie Smith

The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Election!: A Kid’s Guide to Picking Our President by Dan Gutman

  • Tami Vogel

    “Heading out to Wonderful” by Robert Goolrick and for a fun, campy read “Redshirts” by John Scalzi. Just started “Some Kind of Fairy Tale” by Graham Joyce.