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Summer Reading 2017 – Political Fictions

July 1st, 2017
Summer Reading 2017 – Political Fictions

The summer months might be lazy and carefree in theory, but in 2017 certain specters loom over even the laziest warm day – in our annual feature, OLM editors and regulars write about political literature.

Summer Reading 2016 – Literary Journeys

July 1st, 2016
Summer Reading 2016 – Literary Journeys

This year in our annual Summer Reading feature, our writers recommend favorite books that take us on journeys – through time, around the world, or just out of ourselves.

From the Archives: Summer Reading 2012

July 1st, 2016
From the Archives: Summer Reading 2012

As the haze and heat of summer kick into full swing, the folk of Open Letters break out their annual Summer Reading recommendations!

From the Archives: Summer Reading 2015 – Cool Reads

July 1st, 2016
From the Archives: Summer Reading 2015 – Cool Reads

This year the staff and contributors of Open Letters Monthly recommend their summer reads with an unusual theme: the cold.

Summer Reading 2015, Part 2

July 1st, 2015
Summer Reading 2015, Part 2

Our Summer Reading feature continues…

Title Menu: 12 Hot Summer Reads

July 1st, 2014
Title Menu: 12 Hot Summer Reads

It’s summer at last, and you won’t find any relief from the heat in our editors’ round-up of the hottest books they know.

Summer Reading 2013

July 1st, 2013
Summer Reading 2013

In our annual feature, the Open Letters team offers suggestions for summer reading that take you off the beaten path of blockbusters and beach novels.

Summer Reading 2013 continues

July 1st, 2013
Summer Reading 2013 continues

In part two of our seasonal feature the Open Letters staff recommends another trove of unconventional books – and a few old favorites, too.

Summer Reading 2011

July 1st, 2011
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In this year’s special feature, our team of avid readers offered some suggestions for books a little off the beaten path of summer blockbusters.

Summer Reading 2011 Goes On

July 1st, 2011
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More of this year’s special feature, where we offered some less predictable ideas for books to tuck into your beach tote or suitcase.