This summer I’ll be participating in 20 Books of Summer, thoughtfully hosted by Cathy at 746 Books.
You have to create your own space which has a lot of silence in it and a lot of books.
—Susan Sontag, Interview with The Rolling Stone
Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.
—Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost
Expansive and visionary, This Changes Everything demystifies the climate debate and exposes capitalism as the greatest threat to a sustainable future.
The thing you want to write, before you wrote it, was impossible to write. Otherwise it would already exist. You writing it makes it possible.
—Alexander Chee, How to Write an Autobiographical Novel
You were made and set here to give voice to this, your own astonishment.
—Annie Dillard, “Write Till You Drop”
With summer rapidly approaching, and the last cold spell of spring seemingly past, I wanted to run through the five books I’m most anticipating being released June through September.