Books | July 2018

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The Lido
By Libby Page (Simon & Schuster)
A tender, joyous debut novel about a cub reporter and her 86-year-old interview subject—and the unlikely and life-changing friendship that develops between them. If you enjoyed A Man Called Ove, Kirkus Review finds The Lido to share its charming and heartwarming meditation on community.
The Summer Wives
By Beatriz Williams
(William Morrow)
A New York Times bestselling author brings us this seasonal book—a spellbinding novel of romance, murder, class, power and dark secrets set in the 1950s and ’60s within the rarified world of a resort in the Long Island Sound. The novel tackles two provacative topics: love and money.


The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela
Edited by Sahm Venter (Liveright)
Whether providing unwavering support to his also-imprisoned wife or outlining a human-rights philosophy that resonates today, the letters reveal the heroism of one of the century’s most inspiring historical figures who refused to compromise his moral values in the face of extraordinary punishment
Valley of Genius
By Adam Fisher (Twelve)
A candid, colorful and comprehensive oral history that reveals the secrets of Silicon Valley—from the origins of Apple and Atari to the present day clashes of Google and Facebook, and all the startups and disruptions that have happened along the way, including invention, betrayal, overnight success and underground exploits.