60 Must-Read Books of the Summer
What are you in the mood to read this summer? This year boasts an unusual volume of stories exploring the thrilling and thorny stuff that makes us human. We think of them as books that make a difference—every one of them worth the plunge!
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Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Audacious, outrageously erudite, trenchant, and cranky as ever, one of our leading women of letters fixes her steely gaze on the essential role of the critic in witty, absorbing essays that encompass such literary heroes as Saul Bellow, W.H. Auden, and Franz Kafka.