Summer Reading Series: Martín Prechtel
Categories: Literature & the Arts
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.Tags: Martín Prechtel