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Book Town

A completely nonscientific survey of what the city is skimming this summer.


Bossypants by Tina Fey
“You see feminists, and they’re very furious about their position, so it’s a fresh perspective to see someone write it in humor.” —Sanmita Patel

The Cutting Season by Attica Locke
“It’s a murder mystery set in Louisiana. It actually kind of makes me want to go—I would love to see a plantation.” —Jarrid Green

Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis
“These times remind me of the 1980s, in that the stock market is booming for no particular reason. This is, I guess, his autobiography?” —Randi Gesslein with Peanut

Cat and Mouse by Günter Grass
“An ex-girlfriend went out of her way to find a really pretty edition.” —Karna Ray

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