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Editors’ Picks: What to Read and Watch This Summer - Cal Alumni Association


Our editors have curated a list of entertainment to indulge in this summer. Here are their top picks of books, documentaries, and more, all produced by UC Berkeley faculty and alumni.The Place That Makes Us, a documentary film produced by Alexandra Nikolchev, follows a small group of Youngstown community leaders as they fight to revitalize their city. “The easy thing is to flee like everyone does in the Midwest,” says Ian Beniston, executive director of the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation, a nonprofit that fixes up abandoned homes to attract new residents.

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