6 Dazzling New Beach Reads (Plus 15 Classics)
Read them by the sea, by the pool, on the porch. Each one is secret
vacation inside your vacation.
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Wide Sargasso Sea
W. W. Norton & Company
Do you come alive the moment you step onto Caribbean sands? Are you curious about how Jane Eyre's madwoman in the attic got there in the first place? Then lose yourself in this hallucinatory, spellbinding 1966 novel whose heroine is Jamaican Antoinette Cosway, a.k.a. Mrs. Rochester.
— Leigh Haber