Right now I’m itching to read The Library Book by Susan Orlean. I absolutely love libraries and can’t wait to read her book about the 1986 fire that destroyed hundreds of thousands of books in the Los Angeles Public Library.
This year, I’ve been trying to read more fiction. I’m always more interested in reading non-fiction and have to force myself to pick out novels. But, I never regret reading fiction once I’m actually into the book. I recently heard an interview with Gary Shteyngart that made me curious about his latest book, Lake Success. It’s a story about a someone with a seemingly perfect life losing it all. Here is the podcast episode, which also includes a great interview with Lisa Brennan-Jobs, daughter of Steve Jobs.