Some of our 1517 staff members have shared what they are looking forward to reading in the coming months below. If you’re looking for titles to fill your own summer reading list, we hope this list is a helpful resource.
Put down all the other documents you take for granted, light a cuban, drip some water on your sugar sitting in spoon over your Pernod’s, and consider the possibility that God’s thoughts are recorded down on papyrus.
Wade and Mike discuss the ebb and flow of culture throughout history through the lens of two men: Pitirim Sorokin and Frederic Baue. Sorokin was the Russian born sociologist who founded the Sociology department at Harvard University.
ike and Wade discuss Sinclair Lewis’ It Can’t Happen Here, a 1935 dystopian novel of how fascism took hold in the United States. The guys compare and contrast Lewis’ fiction with the current political climate.