Recommendations for summer reads

Summer Reads“It’s very comforting to read authors you’re familiar with.”

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Whether you’re a sun-worshipper or an activity junkie, there are certain things that all summer holidays have in common: proximity to a body of water, be it chlorinated or salty; easy access to a steady supply of perfectly-chilled beverages; and at least one family member permanently marinated in factor 50. The other staple is, of course, a good book. DJ …

J.D.Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy‘This fella’s gonna run for the presidency, so it’s one to watch.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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There were some heated discussions in Sean O’Rourke’s Studio 7 today, as some veteran commentators locked horns over the value, or otherwise, of J.D.Vance’s memoirs, entitled Hillbilly Elegy. A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis. Broadcaster Eamon Dunphy and journalist, Brenda Power, were the two most at odds. And the author, J.D. Vance, they differed on? Well, …