Anyone have any summer reading recommendations?
For the first time since college, I'm actually reading consistently. Highlights of the books I've gone through in the past couple months:
- Interpreter of Maladies and The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri (HIGHLY recommended, esp. Interpreter of Maladies)
- Freakanomics - Pleasantly surprised a lot of people actually like this, as did I.
- Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince -- Liked it. . . but not sure what to make of it overall (Too derivative? Anyone?)
- Septimus Heap -- A Potter knockoff. . . OK for reading on an airplane
Seriously, I had to ramp myself up into actual books with words and stuff, but am very happy to be reading again. I had to 'revert' a little by mowing through a bunch of comic books, then upgrading myself to 'books that read like TV' (IE books based on TV shows, pulp fantasy novels from the 2oth century, etc.). . . and then relying on Mr. Jennings for some high quality fiction that I would actually like (IE: Interpreter of Maladies) . . . so hurrah for book readin'.