12 Best Summer Books Reviewed by Book Editors | The Strategist | New York MagazineFrom Pulitzer prize-winners to Penguin classics, poetry anthologies to the latest page-turners, here are the books to take to the beach this summer. Illustrations by Leon Edler. Sun 8 Jul It follows Arthur Less — who keeps emphatically reiterating that he is absolutely not heartbroken by his boyfriend marrying someone else — from San Francisco to Japan, to Italy and back again. I might have to feign illness to devote myself to them.
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Sure, you can take some trashy lit to the beach with you, but wouldn't you rather impress your fellow sunbathers with some quality reading? Feed your brain while you catch some rays this summer with this assortment of great books that will be as provocative as they are entertaining. Buy on Amazon. This year's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows Arthur Less, a gay man and failed novelist on the cusp of 50 who embarks on a trip across the world in order to avoid his own problems back home. Hilarity ensues in this globetrotting satire about an American trying to find himself abroad.