Claire's Summer Reads 2016

Claire picks five titles, some new, some not so new, that she's looking forward to reading as the weather warms up (hopefully, anyway).

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Jean-Philippe Toussaint

From the publisher:

‘This is a book that isn’t going to please anybody, not intellectuals, who aren’t interested in football, or football-lovers, who will find it too intellectual. But I ...


Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects

Hans-Ulrich Obrist

From the publisher:

From world-renowned curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects offers a unique opportunity to learn about the lives and creativity of the ...



Renata Adler, afterword by Guy Trebay

From the publisher:

This unclassifiable work is simultaneously novel, memoir, commonplace book, confession, and critique.