We all recognize some of the historical or interesting places in the cities where we live. And we all fall into the pattern of being comfortable excusing ourselves as being too busy to go or rationalizing we will visit another day. Those days turn into months which turn into years. I am guilty of this and the Morgan Library is a prime example. It’s right on Madison Avenue and I have literally passed it 1,000 times. And finally, one rainy Friday evening, I forced myself to walk through the doors and couldn’t have been happier.
There are many books out there about how to better one-self after many tragic events. Whether it is substance abuse or relationships almost every angle has been covered. Among these many repeated subjects mostly from celebrities or athletes comes one from a “regular guy” speaking from the heart. Leonardo Cavalli decided to share his personal struggle after a tough divorce to the world in hopes to “open the eyes” of others to help them to avoid the same pitfall.
Now that summer has officially arrived and you’re ready to hit the beach with a good book, we bring you a list of five must-reads curated and described by Andrew Unger and Sophie Stewart of Book Court in Brooklyn.