If you're looking for some books to read on your next vacation, Petra Mayer, an editor at NPR Books, and R. A. Washington, co-owner of Guide to Kulchur, a bookstore in Cleveland, Ohio, have a few suggestions. They share some ideas with Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti.
Petra Mayer's Recommendations
R. A. Washington's Recommendations
- "Sand Opera," a book of poems by Philip Metres
- "S O S: Poems 1961-2013," by Amiri Baraka
- "Black Flags and Windmills: Hope, Anarchy, and the Common Ground Collective," nonfiction by Scott Crow
This segment aired on July 3, 2015.