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40 Summer Reads

For an English teacher, getting your teeth into a good book is one of the pleasures of the summer holiday. Here are some the EMC team have enjoyed so far this year. Clicking on a title will take you to the Amazon page. What would you recommend for us? Let us know!
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10: 04 by Ben Lerner

Adventures in Human Being by Gavin Francis

All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld

Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty

Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut

Bark by Lorrie Moore

Bodies of Light by Sarah Moss

The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

Death and Mr Pickwick by Stephen Jarvis

The Dept of Speculation by Jenny Ofhill

Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem

Do No Harm by Henry Marsh

The Dog by Joseph O'Neill

Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

Familiar by J. Robert Lennon

The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner

A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie

How I Escaped My Certain Fate by Stuart Lee

Infidelities by Kirsty Gunn

Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane

The Lie by Helen Dunmore

London Overground by Iain Sinclair

The Mersault Investigation by Kamil Daoud

Mrs Hemingway by Naomi Wood

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

My Family and Other Superheroes (Poetry) by Jonathan Edward

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

Page 1: Great Expectations – 70 Graphic Solutions edited by Lucienne Roberts and Rebecca Wright

Plainsong by Kent Haruf

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

The Room by Jonas Karlsson

Stoner: A Novel by John Williams

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris

Translantic by Colum McCann

Us by David Nicholls

The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth

The Wife’s Tale by Lori Lansens

Wild Swimming: 300 Hidden Dips in the Rivers, Lakes and Waterfalls of Britain by Daniel Start

Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets Do They Live Forever? by Dave Eggers


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