Friday June 28, 2013

Summer book list with Becky Toyne

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Looking for a book to sink into this long weekend? How about a novel for those days on the beach? Editor and Day 6 book columnist Becky Toyne has you covered with her annual list of books you need to read this summer.

Photo credit: Alan Cleaver

Most anticipated book of the summer:
All That Is by James Salter

A longer read:
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Travel-size:
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

A good old fashioned crime story:
Stranglehold by Robert Rotenberg

A psychological thriller:
The Dinner by Herman Koch

What Becky's Reading:
Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw