Welcome to Beach Reads, a new series where we ask the literati at SF's bookstores for their top picks for summer reading.
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- My Struggle: Book One by by Karl Ove Knausgaard: If this summer you're ready to get down to the business of life's scary stuff: death, love, art, fear, etc., all in one book, this is a good place to start. The author has become an international lit
- The Patrick Melrose Novels: Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, and Mother’s Milk, by Edward St. Aubyn: This is another series that will have you wanting more, especially if you're into dark social comedy. The series follows Patrick from the time he's
- Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: This story of race an identity follows a young woman who leaves the love of her life behind in Nigeria to emigrate to the United States to attend college, where she finds out for the first time what it means
Dog Eared Books is a favorite of ours to duck into after a day of indulgent shopping on Valencia Street—especially lately, when all we can think about is lounging at the beach in those thrifted kaftans while devouring a captivating thread. So we asked Dog Eared store manager Ryan Smith for his top three reads of summer 2014, and he was kind enough to provide the following compelling recommendations.
· All Beach Reads [Racked SF]