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The Best Books To Read This Summer

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:12 PM - 6 Aug 2019

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If you're looking for some last-minute summer reads, we have some excellent recommendations for you.

We were joined by Maria Dickenson, Managing Director of Dubray Books, and The Last Word producer Diarmuid Doyle, who discussed their favourite crime books, literary fiction, memoirs and page-turners.

Crime

The Lost Man by Jane Harper

The Wych Elm by Tana French

Only To Sleep by Lawrence Osborne

Literary Fiction

Shadowplay by Joseph O’Connor

The Porpoise by Mark Haddon

Big Sky by Kate Atkinson

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

Lanny by Max Porter

Memoir

How to Be A Footballer by Peter Crouch

How to Fail by Elizabeth Day

Page-Turner

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

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