Summer's Form of Transport: Book List Facebook Twitter Google+ Email May 26, 20066:16 PM ET Below, find the full list of book critic Alan Cheuse's summer reading recommendations. To print, choose the "print page" icon at upper right. Related NPR Stories Summer's Most Magical Form of Transport: Books May 26, 2006 The Foreign Correspondent by Alan Furst. Random House, 2006. Empress by Shan Sa. Regan Books, 2006. Plum Wine by Angela Davis-Gardner. University of Wisconsin Press, 2006. La Perdida by Jessica Abel. Pantheon, 2006. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell. Random House, 2006. Guests of the Ayatollah by Mark Bowden. Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006. Collected Poems,1943-2004 by Richard Wilbur. Harvest Books, 2006. The View from the Center of the Universe: Discovering Our Extraordinary Place in the Cosmos by Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams. Riverhead, 2006. Let's Get to the Nitty Gritty by Horace Silver. University of California Press, 2006. Gossamer by Lois Lowry. Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books, 2006. Encyclopedia Prehistorica Sharks and Other Sea Monsters by Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart. Candlewick, 2006. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.