All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer
Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, vacation, and whatever other spare moments you have. Unfortunately, there’s also a ton of tremendous new fiction and non-fiction books coming out this summer, meaning your pile is about to get much, much bigger. Better start reading!
English Professor Heather King may be best known as teaching courses in 18th-century British literature, but there's a kid in her that loves to read fairy tales and comic books. She teaches Reading Comics and Culture and will soon be teaching a new course on Harry Potter and other fantasy tales.
12 X-Men Books To Read If You Want To Try The Comics
12 X-Men Books To Read If You Want To Try The Comics. This is actually a very useful Buzzfeed list - it tells you a little about each title, which ones are self-contained and which ones are going to lead you down a spiraling path of eternal comic books, and which ones are a good place to start if you like different aspects of the X-Men mythos.
If you're interested in the history of the workplace, Nikil Saval released his book called Cubed. The book opens our eyes to what is a truly "secret history" of changes so obvious and ubiquitous that we've hardly noticed them.