June 29, 2007
Staff Picks: What are you reading?
What are you reading this summer?
And what would you say when recommending it?
It can be a business book, of course, or it can be a good thriller or trashy romance.
I just finished reading a historical novel that's coming out in August. It's called Loving Frank, and it's based on the actual events surrounding Frank Lloyd Wright's relationship with the wife of one of his clients, Mamah Cheney, who was an early activist for women's rights. The book centers heavily on Mamah and her experience of knowing Frank Lloyd Wright, but it also enlightens some of the famous architect's eccentricities and artistic vision.
You can take the gal out of the bookshop, but you can't take the bookshop out of the gal.
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.