What editors are reading this fall

It's back-to-school season, so in the spirit of continued education, we asked top editors for their book picks for the fall. Cosmo editor-in-chief Joanna Coles recommended "Alexander Hamilton" by Ron Chernow for lovers of American history. The forthcoming memoir of Carrie Brownstein "Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl” was Mental Floss editor-in-chief Jessanne Collins’ pick for creatives. And The Atlantic's Derek Thompson chose style over substance with "The Elements of Eloquence" by Mark Forsyth. The post What editors are reading this fall appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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