Sunday Reads: May 9
Cold and rainy days are good for reading so here’s a long list.
And if you’re looking for a book, Jenn picked up a new one in the airport last week and recommends it. Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a chef in training, father, and sleuth looking for the secret of French cooking by Bill Buford.
The New York Times: How safe are you from COVID when you fly?
The New York Times: Amazon had a big year, but paid no tax to Luxembourg
The Washington Post: Low police vaccination rates pose public safety concerns
Associated Press: Biden aims to vaccinate 70 percent of American adults by July 4
The New York Times: A new, deadly risk for citizens in summer: Power failures during heat waves
The Washington Post: Boeing is giving Virginia Tech $50 million to help launch new campus
The Atlantic: We should all be more afraid of driving
Kaiser Health News: Covid ‘doesn’t discriminate by age’: Serious cases on the rise in younger adults
The Economist: What history tells you about post-pandemic booms
The Washington Post: A narrow path for Biden’s ambitious land conservation plan
Associated Press: Fishing tensions flare between France, UK over Brexit rules
The San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego County moves to organic waste recycling, adds other environmental measures
Alaska Public Media: As lumber prices climb, Alaskans increasingly mill their own
Smithsonian Magazine: Fallout from Cold War nuclear testing detected in U.S. honey
National Geographic: The women battling wildfires and breaking barriers in the American wilderness
Duluth News Tribune: Our View: Wow, right? Duluth designers are on to something (opinion)