You know how it is with summer romances. You think they'll last forever, but if not, well, that's okay, too. And so it is with perfect summer reads. Some sweep you off your feet for a season, others become the loves of your life. Article Update
What to Read This Summer
is an excerpt from Reading: A Love Story
, which won the 2007 ASME award for excellence in a section devoted to leisure interests. How to Read a Hard Book
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