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The Vacationers

Summer's Lingering Pleasures...

Candy Spelling | Posted 10.04.2014 | Books
Candy Spelling

Every summer, I look forward to the chance to discover new books. With the month of August still ahead I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite reads as well as a few that I've got piled up on my bedside table (and downloaded on my iPad).

Summer Reads: The Good, the Bad, and the Just So-So

Holly Robinson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

To qualify as a "great summer read," I want a book that offers sympathetic characters, depth of emotion, and a forward narrative momentum that keeps me sitting on the porch long after the fireflies have gone to bed.

Claire Fallon

The Book We're Talking About | Claire Fallon | Posted 06.03.2014 | Books

The Vacationers by Emma Straub Riverhead Books, $26.95 Publishes May 29, 2014 The Book We're Talking About is a weekly review combining plot des...

Emma Straub Shares The Classics That She's Never Read

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.26.2014 | Books

Brief Interviews is a series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Emma Straub is the au...