2019 Summer Reading List

 In CVD, Lifestyle

Back by popular demand, it’s the CVD/SVW Summer Reading List. There’s really no better time than summer to burn your way through a few choice books. Whether you’re chilling on the beach or holding it down right in your own back yard, few things can be quite so entertaining and simultaneously relaxing as a good read.

This year we asked employees throughout our organization to offer up suggestions based on what they’ve enjoyed recently. Looking for a real page turner? There’s bound to be one in here with your name on it. 

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Seeds of Understanding Vol. 2 The Anthology
by Ajahn Sumedho
Recommended by Jenny O’Connor, Dispensary Manager

“Life changes and we can watch it change, we can adapt to the changing nature of the sensory world, whatever it is. Whether it’s pleasant or unpleasant, we can always endure and cope with life, no matter what happens to us. If we realize the truth, we realize inner peacefulness.” 

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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
by Sarah Vowell
Recommended by Jody Vona, Director of Finance

“That, to me, is the quintessential experience of living in the United States: constantly worrying whether or not the country is about to fall apart”.

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Seveneves
by Neal Stephenson
Recommended by Tom Hirschfeld, Director of Production

“The moon blew up without warning and for no apparent reason.” 

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The Overstory
by Richard Powers
Recommended by Seth Gillim, Senior Manager of Cultivation

“The only dependable things are humility and looking.”

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How to Change Your Mind
by Michael Pollan
Recommended by Ted Kohn, Marketing Manager

“Dying, depression, obsession, eating disorders—all are exacerbated by the tyranny of an ego and the fixed narratives it constructs about our relationship to the world.”

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