Compulsively Readable Novels
Consider these your beach reads for autumn—books
so compelling and so well written you pretty much stop your life to finish
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Dating Tips for the Unemployed
The prodigiously inventive Smyles melds novel, autobiography, and all manner of asides as she flails at art, love, and friendship with the wry intelligence of someone just wise enough to realize they have no idea what they're doing. A flat-out joy to read.