Summer reading: Recommendations from Edmonds Bookshop
Last updated 8/19/2020 at 10:08pm
Tumult and uncertainty have rendered this a summer unlike any previous. In the before-times, we would take up comfort reading during the long daylight hours, seeking vacations from our vacations, and mental breaks from windshield time, low tides, and camp-stove entrees.
Come 2020, come the fear and bumbling of the pandemic, come the rising tide for equity and justice, come a fraught and neverending news cycle.
Much of our summer reading has turned serious. Call it simmer reading.
These days, Ibram X. Kendi, Ijeoma Oluo, Mary Trump, Isabel Wilkerson, and Glennon Doyle are found among the...