The Out Guide to Summer Off the Grid
By Out.com Editors
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8. READ A BOOK
Yes, a real one, with a spine. Maybe invest in a bookmark. They’re charming! You know what else is charming? This year’s summer reading list, especially when you’re lolling around on a picnic blanket. In fact, here are three more picks if you demolish the others.
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane (William Morrow, June 13)
Claire Messud, The Woman Upstairs (Knopf, out now)
Wayne Koestenbaum, My 1980s and Other Essays (FSG Originals, August 13)