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Summer Reading 2019: Book Culture on Broadway

If you're anything like us, you always kind of enjoyed the summer reading you had to do in school. Luckily for you, we've found a way to turn "kind of" into "really" using one simple trick: set your own reading list! Here you'll find the books that our booksellers have decided to try and tackle this summer. This is strictly for participation credit, there will not be a test, we promise.

Columbia University Press Party

In honor of University Press week, Book Culture hosted a party to celebrate Columbia University Press. We asked some of the attendees for book recommendations, which yielded eclectic results.

Meredith Howard, a director of marketing at Columbia University Press, is currently reading Do This For Me, by Eliza Kennedy, about a high-powered lawyer who plots revenge after learning of her husband’s infidelity. Next up is Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Accessory to War, about the relationship between astrophysicists and the US Military.

#WiTM Spotlight with Lynne Sharon Schwartz

Run for your life 9781632061652 hrAs a part of our ongoing series highlighting books for Women in Translation Month, translator Lynne Sharon Schwartz was kind enough to answer a few questions about a recent project, Run for Your Life by Silvana Gandolfi, and her experience as a translator. 

See the questions below and also take a look at the anthology she edited, Crossing Borders: Stories and Essays about Translation.