What are the best beach books of summer 2020? So many choices, and only a precious few weeks of summer. What to do? To lend a hand, we’ve rounded up the most-anticipated new releases since the last time we compiled a list of the best beach books. You might also enjoy the best books of 2019, most of which are now out in paperback. These are our picks for the best beach reads of summer 2020.
During this stay-at-home moment, everyone is searching for ways to stay calm and purposeful. Given that April is National Poetry Month, have you considered watching a movie featuring poetry? For a calming film marathon, our resident cineaste and English major Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best poetry-themed movies, based on real-life and fictional poets and poems and those who turn to poems for solace and inspiration. Further proof, if any was needed, that we should never underestimate the power of a great poem.
What are the best books to read in April 2020? Well, dear reader, we’ve shared our top picks of 2019 and our most-anticipated new releases for 2020. We’ve also shared a list of the fantastic new book releases in April 2020. If you’re in search of still more ideas, here’s our take on the perfect books to read that capture the mood of the month of April. Not just this April – any April.
Are you looking for books to read at home during this enforced solitary time during the fight against COVID-19? While lots of us are looking for escape, others want even more immersion in the topic of global viruses and contaigon. There are plenty of books out there about pandemics, such as influenza and the Black Plague. Terrifying or comforting? Your call, dear reader. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best books – both novels and histories – about global pandemics.
Now that we’re deep into WFH, the politics and little irritations of office life aren’t looking so bad, now are they? While we wait to return, here are some fictional reminders of what we’re missing. What are the best novels and non-fiction books about work and office life? Here’s a list of great reads about work and office life and novels set at work.