Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.
When Steve Almond came in to talk about some great summer reads that were also beautifully written, a couple of the books on his list were also featured on our show: Elizabeth Gilbert’s “The Signature of All Things” and Jess Walter’s “Beautiful Ruins.”
That reminded me that there were other good reads that we featured over the past year that you might have missed, and now that summer’s here, you might want to check them out. Here are some suggestions:
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.