Summer Reads: Luli Sanchez


Luli in her art studio

WHAT ARE YOU READING THIS SUMMER? I’m always interested in what much cooler people than me are reading, so I’ve asked some friends of Zavvi Rodaine to share what’s on their bookshelf. I’m certain you’ll discover some worthy suggestions to add to your summer reading line up.

LULI SANCHEZ is a very talented artist and textile designer whose art continues to inspire me. Here’s what Luli will be reading this summer…

luli still pointThe Still Point Of The Turning World by Emily Rapp

The story of a mother’s journey through grief and the wisdom gained from parenting a terminally ill child.

luli withoutWith or Without You by Domenica Ruta

Domenica Ruta’s darkly hilarious mother-daughter story of growing up with her drug addict mother who managed to instill in Domenica the idea that art and literature could transcend life. And how Domenica learned to break away from the chaos of her childhood and overcome her own addictions.

luli behindBehind The Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

This story of a Mumbai slum and the true-life stories of its residents is a powerful account of corruption, inequality, globalization and religion in the Indian capital city.

luli trapsTraps by Mackenzie Bezos

Traps explores how the paths of four different women intersect, briefly but significantly, in ways that will change each of them forever and how life’s trials and reversals can lead to startling freedoms and redemption.

luli neverNever Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

A gripping mystery, beautiful love story and scathing critique of human arrogance and a moral examination of how we treat the vulnerable and different in our society.

luli lettersLetters To A Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

Letters to a Young Poet is Rilke’s advice to an aspiring writer who asked Rilke for spiritual and creative guidance. Rilke turned the questioner’s gaze around to point within himself for answers to life and art’s big questions.

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