Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Beach Reads Article From the Washington Post June 9, 2016

Here is the list from the Washington Post.
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37 books we’ve loved
so far in 2016

By Book World Reviewers
June 9, 2016
As summer approaches, here are some of our favorite reads – from thrillers to literary fiction, memoir, science and politics. And 10 novels we’re looking forward to.
All the Books  and information listed in this blog post are from The Washington Post
History, Current Event & Pop Culture

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu,

By Joshua Hammer
Part travelogue, part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract and part thriller, Hammer tells the remarkable story of the librarian who oversaw a plot to smuggle ancient manuscripts out of Timbuktu, Mali, in an effort to save them from war.
Simon & Schuster


By Annie Proulx
By drilling deep into the forests that enabled this country to conquer the world, Proulx has laid out the whole history of American capitalism and its rapacious destruction of the land.

The Book of Harlan

By Bernice L. McFadden
A miraculous story about a pair of jazz musicians who travel from Harlem to Paris just before the Nazi occupation.

Bucky F*&ing Dent

By David Duchovny
Set in 1970s New York amid one of baseball’s most famous pennant races, the “X-Files” star’s second novel traces a rite of passage: a son coming to grips with a distant father who has only a few months to live.
Farrar Straus Giroux

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