49writers asked several top candidates to share what they're reading and to our amazement, two of our busiest Alaskans answered! (Not that they had anything else to do this week.) To read more about the books via amazon, click on the links.
We'll share any other answers that roll our way and we remind you, of course, to get out there and vote next Tuesday.
Ted Stevens, Republican, incumbent U.S. Senate
Last good book(s) read: THE LAST PATRIOT by Brad Thor
and AMERICA ALONE: The End of the World as We Know it by Mark Steyn
Favorite Alaska book: COMING INTO THE COUNTRY by John McPhee
His quote: "As Alaska prepares to celebrate the 50th year of statehood, I am encouraged by all the support and creativity Alaskan residents have displayed during this exciting time."
Ethan Berkowitz, Democrat, candidate for U.S. House
Last good book read: THE SPANISH BOW by Andromeda Romano-Lax
Favorite Alaska book: ORDINARY WOLVES by Seth Kantner
His quote: "I've always loved reading, and it's a real joy watching my kids learn to read. It's an amazing present -- you can see the world unwrap before your eyes."