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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Summer Meditations

Summer reading doesn’t always have to be “brain popcorn,” writes NPR Books contributor Rachel Syme ("Moments of Truth: Six Memoirs Written From the Heart," May 30, 2013). “Lately, I find that I want my summer reading material to match my buzzing mind,” she adds, “And for that kind of constant engagement, I turn to memoir.” She does recommend, however, packing Kleenex for the eloquent chronicles below.

After Visiting Friends by Michael Hainey

Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala

Give Me Everything You Have by James Lasdun

Shocked by Patricia Volk

Her by Christa Parravani

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