Saturday, May 28, 2011
NewYorkTimes.com Article The New Beach Read
BOOKS | May 27, 2011
Critic's Notebook: Books to Bury Yourself In
By JANET MASLIN
The beach book has undergone a makeover for 2011. As the season’s traditional big names and story lines run out of gas, new variations on old formulas have emerged. Want a story of power, greed and conspicuous consumption? Forget Hollywood; think hedge fund. Want a killer mystery? Forget that corpse in the opening chapter; think about the heroine who wakes up with amnesia and can’t trust anyone around her. Want a topical family drama about teenage lovers? Think “Romeo and Juliet” with sexting thrown in.
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