MY SUMMER READING LIST

  1. "The Oxford Companion to Beer" by Garret Oliver
    I've been working at a brewery this past year and I'd love to learn more than what I've gotten from hands-on tasks
  2. "Tasting Beer: An Insiders Guide to the World's Greatest Drink" by Randy Mosher
  3. "Radical Brewing" by Randy Mosher
    While I'm hoping the above two will give me insights to beer and pairings and what makes them different, I hope this one gives me additional information on the actual brewing process
  4. "Alexander Hamilton" by Ron Chernow
    IVE HAD THIS BOOK FOREVER I SHOULD PROBABLY READ IT
  5. "House of Leaves" by Mark Z. Danielewski
    My high school English teacher said this was the freakiest book he's ever read. He was right. But I want to read it again...
  6. "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Government and Politics" by Franco Scardino
    Admittedly, I don't know much about the way our country runs and goddamnit I'd like to! Also I've been obsessed with The West Wing lately
  7. "Are You Liberal? Conservative? Or Confused? By Richard J. Maybury
    I'm pretty positive I know what I am and Without getting to political here, I vote based on the candidate not party. But I think this would be interesting. Honestly, I am pretty confused
  8. "The Trump Survival Guide" by Gene Stone
    A very trusted friend recommended this and said "whether or not you are a Trump supporter it will open your eyes about different possibilities of the next several years
  9. "Who Thought This Was A Good Idea?" By Alyssa Mastromonaco
    Again, I've been obsessed with The West Wing
  10. "The Gatekeepers: How The White House Chief of Staff Define Every Presidency" by Chris Whipple
    Like consider-changing-my-career-obsessed
  11. "Panchinko" by Min Jin Lee
    Yes I basically ALWAYS judge books by their cover. When I saw this in the bookstore I was simply drawn to it
  12. "American War" by Omar El Akkad
    I love futuristic novels
  13. "Salt" by Mark Kurlansky
    A friend of mine was a history major and he said this book taught him everything
  14. "Codd" by Mark Kurlansky
    As did this
  15. "They Marched Into Sunlight" by David Maraniss
    I have this odd obsession with Vietnam war books
  16. "Comedy Writing Secrets" by Mark Shutz and Mel Heiltzer
    Who wouldn't want to write funny and get paid for it?
  17. "The Nutshell Technique" by Jill Chamberlain
    I'm always looking for new screenwriting books that are different from what I've already read
  18. "Dialogue: The Art of Verbal Action for the Page, Stage, and Screen" by Robert McKee
    I'm interested to hear about the stage part
  19. "The Director's Six Senses" by Simone Bartesaghi
    I would love to direct someday and this book seems so darn interesting
  20. "Seinfeldia" by Jennifer Kristin Armstrong
    VERY excited
  21. "TV (The Book)" by Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz
    This is basically research for me 🤔
  22. "The Platinum Age of Television" by David Bianculli
    Same as above
  23. "The Daily Show: An Oral History" by Chris Smith
    I just finished Judd Apatow's interview of Jon Stewart and now I want to read this book even more
  24. "The Keeper of Lost Things" by Ruth Hogan
    This is just a really beautiful cover that interest me
  25. "Hit Makers" by Derek Thompson
    The subtitle really has my gears going...
  26. "You Are The Universe" by Deepak Chopra
    I would like to discover my cosmic self and why it matters
  27. "Human Acts" by Han King
    Another intriguing cover
  28. "Faithful" by Alice Hoffman
    When I'm in a bookstore and can't afford to get a lot I take pictures of what I want, this was one of those.
  29. "One Day We Will All be Dead And None of This Will Matter" by Saachi Koul
    I've been dying to read this collection of essays by this BuzzFeed writer!!
  30. "Into the Water" by Paula Hawkins
    I want to understand the hype
  31. "A Short History of Nearly Everything" by Bill Bryson
    I hear this book is nothing but short, however it does come from a friend who teaches chemistry and she claims no matter your strong suit this is a great read
  32. "Napoleon's Buttons" by Penny Le Couteur and Jay Burreson
    Same as above
  33. "Synchronicity" by Carl Jung"
    Recommended by another trusted friend who shares my same beliefs about spirituality vs religion.
  34. SO AS YOU CAN SEE it's all over the place! If you have any suggestions that pertain to writing, politics, history, or fiction let me know!!
  35. WHAT ARE YOUR SUMMER READING LISTS