With that in mind, here is Frank's Summer Reading List for 2006.
My first pick is The Foreign Correspondent by Alan Furst. This novel is set in the late 1930s is about a journalist who fights the Mussolini regime by working for an underground newspaper. When his editor is killed by the Italian secret police, he tries to keep the newspaper going while also trying to stay alive as the secret police turn their attention to him.
Alan Furst is, without a doubt, one of the best novelists writing today. If you haven't picked up any of his work before, this a great one to start with.
My second pick is Lost & Found by Carolyn Parkhurst. This modern tale focuses on a series of characters who are competin…