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]