This post is part 2 of 6 in the series Summer reading for 2011.

From Gretchen Rubin at The Happi­ness Project. Her list includes: Christo­pher Alexander’s A Pattern Language; Scott McCloud’s Under­standing Comics; Virginia Woolf’s The Waves; Edward Tufte’s The Visual Display of Quan­ti­ta­tive Infor­ma­tion; Wayne Koestenbaum’s Jackie Under My Skin: Inter­preting an Icon; Mark Kurlansky’s Cod: A biog­raphy of the fish that changed the world; and J.M. Barrie’s The Boy Cast­aways of Black Lake Island. · Go to 7 books that changed the way I see the world →