I am instead suggesting we have continued conversations as a reading community about building the best collections we can that include characters and stories that have the potential to connect with each of us in a way that makes us all better and that increases our understanding of our society, our history, and our connectedness.
I loved War and Peace from the moment Pierre bumbled into scheming Anna Pavlovna’s party and proceeded to horrify everyone by fawning over Napoleon.
I’m not sorry I read Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. But. I have a few words of caution for my
“Reading Summer” at our house is that brief time of year when we have the opportunity to read whatever we