No matter the season, there’s nothing like curling up with a good book. These books have been around long enough to be found at downtown Pittsboro‘s used bookshop, Circle City Books & Music. If you’ve yet to read these classics, Circle City owner Myles Friedman says summer is a good time to catch up.
Compiled by Rong Huang
“Love and Summer” by William Trevor
Heartbreak in a small Irish village.
“The Signature of All Things” by Elizabeth Gilbert
The adventures of a female botanist in the 19th century.
“Harlem Shuffle” by Colson Whitehead
A caper novel set in the early 1960s.
“Summer” by Edith Wharton
“The Summer Book” by Tove Jansson
A family drama from Finland.
“A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles
A literary tour de force.
“Summer of ’49” by David Halberstam
Perfect for a baseball fan.
“News of the World” by Paulette Jiles
An adventure from the Old West.
“Parable of the Sower” by Octavia E. Butler
A dystopian fantasy, good for young adults.
“Slow Horses” by Mick Herron
A quirky spy story.