It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it. -Oscar Wilde
Here are some thoughts to get you going into your summer reading. I like to have a list each year—I’d love to know what’s on yours. Please share!
Benediction, by Kent Haruf
Set in a farming town in Colorado, this novel’s characters are looking for a benediction: a good word of connection, a closure, forgiveness or security.
My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor
The story of how a little girl from the projects in the Bronx grew up to be one of the most influential people in the country.
Carry On, Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed by Glennon Doyle Melton
Mohammad: The Story of a Prophet and Reformer by Sarah Conover with a forward by Eboo Patel