One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us
.” ― Cassandra Clare
The American Energy Society has a tradition of celebrating the written word and its authors, from honoring "
" to awarding the annual "
Energy Writer of the Year
," the premier literary award for energy.
Consistent with our commitment to the written word, this issue of
offers a recommended summer-reading list. With so many books about energy written each year, its easy to miss a worthwhile contribution. So,
with special help from the authors themselves
, the editors of
carefully selected excerpts from a range of books -- entertaining, serious and prescriptive. Each excerpt can be read as a standalone while vacationing, traveling, relaxing...
We certainly don't expect that every reader will agree with every excerpt. We certainly do not. But we believe that all of the selections are worthy of appreciation, that a few might change the way you think, and that one (or two) might become a favorite.
We hope you enjoy the
Summer Reads Issue of Energy Today.
Recommended Summer Reads