(Sept. 19, 2014: Please see the editor's note below regarding author C. David Heymann.)
Most years, each show recommends books for summer reading. This year, I regret to say, we're a little behind. Happily, it's still summer, and a lot of you are taking late-summer vacations or devoting weekends to squeezing out the last bits of this lovely season, and we didn't want you to do it bookless. So below is Day to Day's suggested reading list for late summer books. We think you'll find them good company.
If you have a favorite we didn't include here, please drop us a line at DaytoDay@npr.org with SUMMER BOOKS in the subject line. Send in your message by Aug. 17 and we'll follow up to this page with the highlights.