UF College of Medicine community recommends summer reads

Bury your nose in one of these books on your summer getaway.

By Emma Behrmann


Victor Frankl's book "Man's Search for Meaning" stands in front of other books on a shelf. Victor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning"

“Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl

The paper-back version of "Eat Pray Love" stands on a shelf, accompanied by other books. Elizabeth Gilbert's "Eat, Pray, Love"

“Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia” by Elizabeth

The book cover of Wade Davis' "Into the Silence" has nine men photographed at Mount Everest. Wade Davis' "Into the Silence"

“Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest” by Wade Davis


“The Song of Achilles” by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller sits on a table. Madeline Miller's "The Song of Achilles"

“Honey Girl” by Morgan Rogers

These books, lined up in a row, compose the series of "Dune." Frank Herbert's "Dune"

“Dune” by Frank Herbert

“The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoevsky

“The Heart’s Invisible Furies” by John Boyne


“Atomic Habits” by James Clear

Book cover for "Atomic Habits," a self-help book with advice written by James Clear. James Clear's "Atomic Habits"

“Life of the Beloved” by Henri Nouwen