You Name It, I'll Read It

Crowd-Sourcing the Best Election Day Reading (No Politics Allowed)

First thing's first. Read this profile of George Lucas in The Atlantic (H/T Ezra Klein) from 1979. It's wonderful.

Next, I'd like to hear your suggestions for the best guilty pleasure reading for days like this (when Twitter and your Facebook timelines are just too awful to read.) Literature, history, poetry, you name it.