A new article over at Mother Jones gives us summer nonfiction picks from some of the biggest writers working today. Susan Orlean recommends The Looming Tower, Jennifer Egan selects The Image, and Michael Chabon has this to say about The Encyclopedia of Fantasy:
“A single, immense, thrilling work of literary theory disguised as a reference book.”
Hmm… Doesn’t sound exactly like beach material to us. What about you, readers? Any perennial summer favorites?