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Prospect critics recommend books for the beach

We asked staff members, contributors and critics to recommend books for taking on holiday this summer. Here are our critics’ choices
July 19, 2023

From Patricia Highsmith’s Ripley Under Ground to Elizabeth Jane Howard’s Cazalet Chronicles, here are some books—old and new, fiction and nonfiction—to enjoy on your summertime travels.

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