Can You Guess Whose Reading List This Is?

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 17: Author Garrison Keillor speaks during the 2009 Moth Ball at Capitale on November 17, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images) Photo: Ben Hider/2009 Ben Hider

It includes New Yorker writer Lawrence Wright's The Looming Tower, stuff by Thoreau and Emerson, a smattering of economics works and world histories, Game Change, and Andrew Young's John Edwards exposé. The reader considers Garrison Keillor "a genius."

No, it's not your NPR-tote-bag-carrying, liberal-arts-loving, baby boomer midwestern parents (hi!). It's Michele Bachmann's.*

*Okay, we left off all the tea party stuff. But that would have taken the fun out of it.

Bachmann Hits the Books [Slate]