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Summer Reading

Rebecca OUP-US

good-fiction.jpgSchool is out for summer, July 4th is rapidly approaching, ice cream trucks are circling your neighborhood (at least they are in mine…), and you need a good book to read on vacation. Now is when the Good Fiction Guide, edited by Jane Rogers, comes in handy. The guide features subject essays and over 1,100 entries on writers ranging from Chinua Achebe to Emile Zola. Each subject entry features a list of fiction books you MUST read. To inspire you towards lofty summer reading goals I have excerpted a few below.

Robert McCrum recommends the following Adventure books:

Jan Dalley recommends the following books about Childhood:

Lesley Glaister recommends the following Short Story Collections:

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