Reading List for a Heatwave


It’s hot outside, folks… have you noticed? I polled the Rioters and got some good suggestions on what to read when you can’t take the heat. There was a resounding call to read books that are set in cold weather. So, here’s to tricking our brains a little. (Be sure to add to the list if you have suggestions as this is, obviously, not a comprehensive list).

  • The Terror by Dan Simmons
  • Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavlier and Clay AND The Yiddish Policemen’s Union both by Michael Chabon
  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  • The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
  • The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
  • Call of the Wild by Jack London
  • Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1) by C.S. Lewis
  • Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
  • A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1) by George R.R. Martin
  • The Redbreast (Harry Hole, #3) by Jo Nesbø


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