If you would like us to consider your recommendation for our annual summer reading issue, let us hear from you. Your selection can be new or old, fiction or nonfiction. Please send a few sentences that explain why readers will appreciate or enjoy this volume, along with a recent jpeg photo of yourself (no smaller than 350 pixels wide) and your name and occupation/title. Please send your suggestion to Naomi Baldinger, editor, at no later than June 5, 2012.

Mary Cassatt, Nurse Reading to a Little Girl, 1895.