In the Garden of Beasts // Erik Larson A remarkable look at William Dodd, America's ambassador to Hitler's Germany and the resolute determination of the world to ignore the warning signs of the war to come.
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck. Come to think of it.anything by Steinbeck. One can always learn more about writing by rereading Steinbeck. Even after teaching this one about 50 times, I still love it.
One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B. Novak - An endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice in American fiction