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End-of-summer reads

by anneMoore on September 11, 2019

I wait all year for summer. I did as a child, growing up in suburban New Jersey. Summer meant freedom from coats and boots and car culture. I rode my bike to the pool, swam and raced all day, ate a deli-sandwich downtown. With my mom we bought peaches and tomatoes from the farm stand.  […]

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Reading: Big books for summer

by anneMoore on June 6, 2016

Ah, summer. Some readers head to fluff, others head to big, long, challenging reads because summer offers unbroken stretches and quiet at the beach, by the pool, on a dock. Here are three deep reads I can recommend. Jon Krakauer’s Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town (2015). Krakauer is the ace […]

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Books: The Girls of Summer

by anneMoore on June 22, 2009

The New York Times ran a breezy piece recently about summer reads aimed at women. I turned to it excitedly: I’m a girl, I love to read. Surely there’d be something on the list for me. Nope. What to read during the summer? Do we really seek out “lighter” reads in the warmer months? I […]

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