Vintage Reads #7: Summer Reading List
I will be going on a 2 and a half week vacation in a couple days, and I just picked out some books to read poolside. I've never taken a vacation for two consecutive weeks; at least not in the past fifteen years. So, I'm really looking forward to having the time to relax and read. I'll have a laptop with me, so I can still post on Retrospace - but it will be in a Margarita fueled haze, so forgive me if I sound incoherent in the next few weeks. Plus, I'll be in close quarters with my kids day and night, so there may be an added element of stress and tension in my writing.
Enough, about me and my freaking awesome vacation.... back to the books. When I returned home with a sack full of trashy paperbacks, my wife commented on my decline in taste over the past few years. You see, I was quite the book snob once upon a time. I never read anything but "quality literature" for years and years: Kafka, Steinbeck, Hawthorne, etc. What the hell happened to me? Here's a few of the books to read this vacation (plus The Minnesota Connection shown above) ...