Are you headed for the beach this summer? Lake shore or seaside? Even if you remain seated by a stream in Ohio, you may still linger over leisure reading. Here are the titles I plan to stuff in my summer“beach bag”. It’s an eclectic mix of fiction and nonfiction by winners of the Pulitzer Prize of Fiction, authors of New York Time best-sellers, world class authors, and the spiritually attuned.
Jiles, Paulette. The Color of Lightening. William Morrow. 2009.
McCall Smith, Alexander. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built. Pantheon Books. 2009.
Robinson, Marilynne. Home. Farrar, Staus, & Giroux. 2008.
Strout, Elizabeth. Olive Kittredge. Random House. 2008.
Taylor, Barbara Brown. An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith. HarperOne, 2009.