Ten books to make jet-setting, sitting on a beach, the family road trip or a staycation more exciting. Once you’re done reading, join our summer reading program and discuss “Beautiful Ruins” with the Book World team later this summer.
"Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway" by Sara Gran. Claire’s investigative methods are haphazard at best, but through her — seen both as a teenager in Brooklyn and as a woman in her late 30s in today’s San Francisco — the author offers a gritty, ultra-realistic portrait of how one rebellious American woman has lived her life. (Read the review.)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt