Great Summer Reads 2019

Photo of library showing three floors of books.“I’m wondering what to read next.”
∼Matilda, Roald Dahl

Here are a few suggestions, compiled by the students, staff, and faculty at the University of Montana Alexander Blewett III School of Law.

Americanah by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

The Last Season by Eric Blehm

Book of Mormon

Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi

Photograph of three floors of a library

The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism by Howard Bryant

Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation by John Carlin

This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash (consider the audio book for this one)

Last Kingdom series by Bernard Cornwell

Passage Trilogy by Justin Cronin

Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell Jr.

Photograph of a row of bookshelves with hanging lightbulbsNever Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live by Rob Dunn

The Good Soldiers by David Finkel

American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains by Dan Flores

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Any of Sir John Mortimer’s stories about Rumpole of the Bailey
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
Photograph of curved library bookshelves
The Bobiverse trilogy by David E. Taylor
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

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