Need a recommendation? Check out Stewart Lee Allen’s The Devil’s Cup, the fascinating story of how coffee shaped the world. You’ve never read Anne Tyler? Begin with The Amateur Marriage. Alfred Kinsey through the eyes of T. C. Boyle. Plus Sydney Sheldon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? and other summer beach reads, Michael Faber’s intricately detailed Victorian page-turner, The Crimsom Petal and the White, and the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for curmudgeons: Against Love: A Polemic, by Laura Kipnis.
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