LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — With the ongoing government shutdown, now is the time to pick up that book you’ve been meaning to read or find a new one. WNEW’S Judlyne Lilly has a few suggestions.
She spoke to Rachel Westerwelle, who works at the Politics and Prose bookstore in D.C.
Westerwelle picked out seven books that might be good reads during the shutdown, from a non-fiction work about negotiating tactics penned by a former presidential candidate to a collection of poetry.
See her full list here:
- A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (fiction)
- Dark Lies the Island by Kevin Barry (fiction)
- From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg (children’s)
- Aimless Love by Billy Collins (poetry)
- Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin (non-fiction)
- How to Sweet-Talk a Shark by Bill Richardson (non-fiction)
- Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked by Chris Matthews (non-fiction)