The Books Briefing: Reassessing the Back-to-School Reading List

Tori Latham
The Books Briefing: Reassessing the Back-to-School Reading List

Whether you’re a parent or a child, a student or a teacher (and even if you don’t currently identify with any of those categories), the dog days of summer can often bring to mind that back-to-school feeling—including the urgency of trying to cram in a stack of summer reading before classes resume. Reading is a great way to learn analytical skills and the nitty-gritty of writing. Each week in the Books Briefing, we thread together Atlantic stories on books that share similar ideas.