Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

BRANCH OUT!(Final)

Byline: David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer

Lazy days of summer the perfect time to expand your reading horizons

If summertime is equated with being the season of rest, then reading books and going fishin' are often key elements of that equation.

So if you've been seeking books to read, summer vacation or summer nights at home or quiet times in a park might be critical moments to read them.

Here are some titles to consider over the next few months:

* "Wings of Madness: Alberto Santos-Dumont and the Invention of Flight" by Paul Hoffman (Theia, $24.95). The book pulls from obscurity Santos-Dumont's extraordinary life, the days of early flight, and his wish for airplanes to be only used for peaceful purposes. …

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