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Summer 2018 Reading List

Our Summer Reading List

Summer 2018

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THE HOTTEST BOOK CLUB BOOKS OF THE YEAR

The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Improvement by Joan Silber

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

CURRENT FICTION

Florida by Lauren Groff

Circe by Madeline Miller

The Verdun Affair by Nick Dybek

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

A View of the Empire at Sunset by Caryl Phillips

The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar

Sight by Jessie Greengrass

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

Everything Here is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee

The Only Story by Julian Barnes

Memento Park by Mark Sarvas

The Removes by Tatjana Soli

There There by Tommy Orange

Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

The Changeling by Victor LaValle

Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

Kudos by Rachel Cusk

LITERARY NON-FICTION

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression and Transcendence by Michael Pollan

Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions by Valeria Luiselli

Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo by Zora Neale Hurston

See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary by Lorrie Moore

BOOKS FOR THE BEACH

Love and Ruin by Paula McLain

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

Tangerine by Christine Mangan

The Dying of the Light by Robert Goolrick

Varina by Charles Frazier

The Maze at Windermere by Gregory Blake Smith

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

IF YOU HAVEN’T READ IT YET

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

The Wife by Meg Wolitzer

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

Never Let Me Go or Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

American Pastoral or The Human Stain or The Plot Against America by Philip Roth

Travels with Charley in Search of America by John Steinbeck

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

Go Tell it On the Mountain by James Baldwin

The Country Life by Rachel Cusk

Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin

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