Summer Reading Series: Martín Prechtel

Posted by – July 22, 2015
Categories: Literature & the Arts

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Martín Prechtel, author of The Smell of Rain on Dust, shares his summer reading list. Find out which books he plans to delve into in the coming months and why he chose each of them! For more lists from our Summer Reading Series, click here.

1) Wolf Totem by Jiang Rong

True ecology away from the norm.

2) Okla Hannali by R.A. Lafferty

Why America is the way it is.

3) The Secret History of the Mongols by Igor De Rachewiltz

The greatness of a misunderstood people.

4) The Travels of Ibn Battuta by Ibn Battuta and translated by Samuel Lee

Muslim contemporary of of Marco Polo and his startlingly different version of similar travels.

5) The Last Unicorn by William Debuys

Understanding the failure of modern civilization and its bad relation with natural cultures in Southeast Asia.

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About the Author

Marina is the Marketing & Digital Programs Coordinator at North Atlantic Books. After living in New Orleans and Amsterdam, and exploring a couple of continents, she returned to the San Francisco Bay Area to work at NAB. She's passionate about astrology, nonfiction books, and sustainable living, as well as all things metaphysical.