The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special 2017

The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special 2017

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In this special edition, Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay and Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy Gayle Lemmon start off the summer with a list of books that they will be reading in the weeks ahead. Listen in for recommendations from their reading lists.

Gayle's Picks: 

The Federalist Papers

The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return, by Mihir Desai

Code Girls, by Liza Mundy

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, by Arundhati Roy

I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad, by Souad Mekhennet

"Halt and Catch Fire" on AMC

"Berlin Station" on EPIX

Robert's Picks:

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, by Sam Quinones

Redeployment, by Phil Klay

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, by David Grann

"All Things Considered," produced by BBC Wales

Jim's Picks:

Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department, by Dean Acheson

Profiles in Courage, by John F. Kennedy and Ted Sorenson

Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam, by Mark Bowden

"Dunkirk," dir. Christopher Nolan (U.S. release date: July 21, 2017)


James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair

Robert McMahon

Managing Editor

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy