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Atlantic and Plum Form Summer Reading Partnership

The monthly magazine Atlantic has announced a partnership with Plum, the media network of America’s most influential destination communities, that celebrates books, ideas, and the spirit of community. The first installment, called BOOKMARK 2007, launched on Nantucket on July 14 and run through the end of August. 10 books, ranging from novels by Ian McEwan and Claire Messud to non-fiction books by David Halberstam and Christopher Hitchens, comprise the recommended reading list, and form the backbone of Bookmark2007 which also features video content, literary events and an interactive website.

“We’re thrilled to be joining up with Plum, which shares our delight in great books and our goal of inspiring conversation around ideas that matter,” said Atlantic editor James Bennet. Tom Scott, CEO and co-founder of Plum, added: “When we set out to celebrate people and place, and spirit and intellect in some of the most beautiful places in America, we could not have asked for a better partner.”

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