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December Staff Picks


December Staff Picks

monthly staff picks

Here’s what our staff is reading and enjoying this month:

Joe: 60 Songs That Explain the ’90s by Rob Harvilla, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré, and World Within a Song: Music That Changed My Life and Life That Changed My Music by Jeff Tweedy

Danielle: Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty by Anderson Cooper, The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson, and The Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie

Melissa: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, After Sappho by Selby Wynn Schwartz, and Through the Woods by Emily Caroll

Gina: The Power of Mind by Khentrul Rinpoche, and An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen

Jason: Five Survive by Holly Jackson, Ellie Engle Saves Herself by Leah Johnson, and A Rover’s Story by Jasmine Warga

Amanda: Have Yourself a Deadly Little Christmas by Vicki Delany

Ragini: The Good Son by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Jessica: Count the Ways by Joyce Maynard

Hongmei: Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros, and The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu

Archana: Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano, and Mother-Daughter Murder Night by Nina Simon

Gail: They Called Me a Lioness: A Palestinian Girl’s Fight for Freedom by Ahed Tamimi, The Tiny Journalist: Poems by Naomi Shihab Nye, The Wall and the Gate: Israel, Palestine, and the Legal Battle for Human Rights by Mikha’el Sefarad, and Unstoppable Us: How Humans Took Over the World by Yuval Harari

Abby: Leave Society by Tao Lin

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