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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The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047
In a Brooklyn soon to be, the upper-middle-class Mandible family copes with extreme water and food shortages, rampant homelessness, and an economy in meltdown. Tracing her characters' varying responses to the emergency, Shriver deftly blends parable and satire with today's headlines, creating a nightmarish world that looms just over the horizon.