I’m reading a ton of books, as always. But the two I have in the car this year to reread in the morning when the traffic is at a standstill on the Wakota Bridge are “Silage,” a collection of poetry by Bethany W. Pope, and “This Close to Happy: A Reckoning With Depression,” by Daphne Merkin.


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