I don’t need “summer reading” recommendations. Already wrote my list. No humorous romps. Silly love stories? Nada. My idea of light reading wouldn’t wind up on People magazine’s beach read lists. I started with Mark Liebovich’s This Town, a gossipy tome about D.C. media powerhouses (think Politico) and behind-the-thrones operators like Bob Barnett. Moved on to Ari Berman’s Herding Donkeys, non-fiction that outlines, in painful detail, the rise and fall of Howard Dean. The sequel to Game Change is up next. Given Washington’s pathetic malaise, I like to think that somebody’s doing something in the capitol—even if it’s nefarious.