For the vast majority, the words "summer" and "reading" do not go together. If anything, summer signifies freedom from books. No one is forcing you to read. High-brow or low-brow, genre or literary, timeless or trendy—read what you like.
Despite the "humiliation of the word," if you want to maximize the abilities God has given you, reading good books must form a big part of your life. Expand your thinking with great books in philosophy, leadership, and . . . investment!
'You say you want a revolution': re-imagining Greenwich Village
Byron Borger knows more about books than is probably healthy. He's a small-town bookseller with a mail-order business, especially for students and those involved with campus life. Borger's picks are accessible "starters" for this summer's reading.
Kuyyper for a new century. Comment presents a condensed version of the "Abraham Kuyper Prize Lecture," delivered at Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, March 29th 2007. The Seminary will likely publish the lecture in full, later this year.
In this Comment, we ask you to read along with others, to consider the big questions others have asked, and to open yourself to reshaping and to life-sustaining coherence.