- Stolen – the story of the unsolved Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist
- The Soul of America: The Battle For Our Better Angels – Jon Meacham
- Refugees – Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new book of short stories
- The Odyssey – Emily Watson’s new translation
Film and TV:
- Picasso – National Geographic’s TV Series with Antonio Banderas
- Hearts Beat Loud – indie film about a father/daughter and their music
- MSNBC – follow the daily drama of the Trump presidency
Favorite blogs and websites:
- www.candaceroserardon.com “Moment Sketchers: Connecting with the World Through Art.” Lovely website of a young woman artist/writer friend.
- https://kate-ballbach.squarespace.com/ Seattle friends living in London and exploring Europe with their kids. Truly good writing about everyday living.
- http://www.gandt.com/ A Navy/Pan Am colleague who writes excellent aviation fiction and non-fiction
- https://alexandradaneblog.wordpress.com/ A blogger/memoirist friend