Books Sean Manning Books by Sean Manning Sean Manning has written books about: Arts & Entertainment Nonfiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Sean Manning Critics' Lists: Summer '07 Summer Reads for Former Recess Rebels June 4, 2007 As kids we preferred indoor recess to the playground hullabaloo. As adults we're film dorks, comic book geeks and indie-music nerds. We do not, as a general rule, jet-ski. This is what we'll be reading as we try to avoid the sun. Summer Books 2007: Excerpts Excerpt: 'The Lounge Lizards' June 4, 2007 Rick Moody's essay appears in The Show I'll Never Forget, a collection of essays describing memorable concert experiences edited by Sean Manning. Recommended by Glen Weldon, the shows "are presented here in heartfelt, and at times heartbreaking, prose."