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Book*hug Recommends: Staff Summer Reads

Today, we’re sharing summer reading recommendations from our incredible team members. These are books that we’ve either already read and loved, or books that we’re planning to read (and hopefully love) this summer!

Hazel Millar, Co-Publisher

  • I am Homeless if This is not My Home by Lorrie Moore
  • Sex and Rage by Eve Babitz
  • August Blue by Deborah Levy

Jay Millar, Co-Publisher

  • In Praise of Failure by Costica Bradatan
  • The Longing for Less by Kyle Chayka
  • Monsters by Claire Dederer

Charlene Chow, Assistant Acquisitions Editor

  • A Girl’s Story by Annie Ernaux
  • Keat’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse by Anahid Nersessian
  • Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov

Reid Millar, Sales and Events Coordinator

  • Someone Who Isn’t Me by Geoff Rickly
  • The Sluts by Dennis Cooper
  • No One Belongs Here More Than You by Miranda July

Sabrina Papas, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

  • Ex-Wife by Ursula Parrot
  • Hit Parade of Tears by Izumi Suzuki
  • Nothing Special by Nicole Flattery

John Schmidt, Digital Marketing and Web Manager

  • River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile by Candice Millard
  • Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century by Kim Fu
  • Unscripted: The Epic Battle for a Media Empire and the Redstone Family Legacy by James B. Stewart, Rachel Abrams

Malcolm Sutton, Editor

  • Easily Slip into Another World: A Life in Music by Henry Threadgill
  • Bass Cathedral by Nathaniel Mackey
  • Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett

Hannah van den Bosch, Intern

  • On Freedom by Maggie Nelson
  • Big Swiss by Jen Beagin
  • Either/Or by Elif Batuman

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