Friday Reading List: Vacation Mode

Books / Consumer Guide / Culture

This week's Friday Reading List should get you ready for the last few weekends of the Summer and the first few Mondays of the Fall.

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War by Paul Kennedy

Exercises in Style: 99 Variations on a Simple Story by Raymond Queneau, translated by Barbara Wright

Suzy's Case: A Novel by Andy Siegel

The Soul of Design: Harnessing the Power of Plot to Create Extraordinary Products by Robert Austin

In Praise of Shadows by Junichiro Tanizaki

Ed Ruscha and Some Los Angeles Apartments by Virginia Heckert (from the J. Paul Getty exhibition)