City Seen: What Are You Reading This Summer?
What Are You Reading This Summer?
Tammi Doyle, Department of Drama and Dance, Bellevue Community College
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
My daughter and I both chose a book to read and then switch — I chose this. She chose Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. (Loved that too.)
Ava Frisinger, Mayor, City of Issaquah
Marley and Me by John Grogan
I rescued my dog, Amadeus, so animal behavior and psychology fascinates me.
Genevieve Tremblay, cofounder, Cultural Entrepreneurs
Responsive Environments: Architecture, Art and Design by Lucy Bullivant
I’m always looking for artists and thinkers who leverage new technologies in innovative ways.
John Haynes, CEO, Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE)
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon.
He has the ability to reimagine the world, had it taken a different fork in the road, and a gift for inventing a language unique to his characters and their lives.
Al Lowe, Video-game creator (retired)
The Highly Selective Dictionary for the Extraordinarily Literate by Eugene H. Ehrlich
I found Mr. Ehrlich fascinating in his New York Times obituary. The book only strengthens that opinion.