The Mantle Has Your Summer Reads List!

Literature

 

Summer is upon us, and that means it is time to put together our summer reads list! Our editors have whittled down their dream beach reads, their "I've been meaning to read this all year" reads, and their "I'm hoping to make time to read this" reads, and put together a pretty solid collection here for you. There's a little something for everyone on this list. So go and find your next adventure on the page! 

 

 

 

 

Annie Johnson - Copy Editor

 

Edgar: An Autobiography  by Edgar Martinez

 

Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, the Woman Who Revealed the Real America  by Elise Hooper

 

The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding  by Jennifer Robson

 

 

 


 

 

Peter Heft - Philosophy Editor

 

Signifying Nothing: The Semiotics of Zero by Brian Rotman

 

Futures and Fictions (edited) by Simon O'Sullivan, Ayesha Hameed, and Henriette Gunkel

 

Snow Crash by Neil Stephenson

 

 

 

 


 

 

Corrie Hulse - Managing Editor

 

Mina by Kim Sagwa

 

The Mueller Report by Robert S. Mueller, III Special Counsel, United States Department of Justice

 

American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

 

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

 

 

 


 

 

Marie Lamensch - International Affairs Editor

 

Seven at Sea  by Erik and Emily Orton

 

Mistress of the Ritz  by Melanie Benjamin

 

The Nickel Boys  by Colson Whitehead

 

A Terrible Country  by Keith Gessen

 

Inland  by Tea Obreht

 

Less  by Andrew Sean Greer

 


 

 

Aria Chiodo - Arts & Culture Editor

 

In the Time of Butterflies  by Julia Alvarez 

 

A Stranger's Pose  by Emmanuel Iduma 

 

Near to the Wild Heart  by Clarice Lispector 

 

Crudo: a novel  by Olivia Laing

 

The White Castle  by Orhan Pamuk

 


 

 

Shaun Randol - Editor in Chief

 

The Last Temptation of Christ  by Nikos Kazantzakis 

 

Nudge  by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein 

 

Close Range  by Annie Proulx

 

Shane  by Jack Schaefer

 

Cowboys and East Indians  by Nina McConigley

 

L.E.L.  by Lucasia Miller

 


 

 

Morgan Forde - Deputy Managing Editor

 

Figuring  by Maria Popova

 

The World as It Is  by Ben Rhodes

 

Losing Earth: A Recent History  by Nathaniel Rich

 

Dark Shadows: Inside the Secret World of Kazakhstan  by Joanna Lillis

 

How to Love a Jamaican  by Alexia Arthurs

 

Syria’s Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege  by Mike S. Thompson

 


 

 

Montana Agte-Studier - Associate Publisher

 

Optic Nerve  by Maria Gainza 

 

On The High Wire  by Philippe Petit 

 

Orange World and Other Stories  by Karen Russell

 

Bright  by Duanwad Pimwana

 

Break of Day  by Colette

 

A Summer with Montaigne  by Antoine Compagnon

 

 

 

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