Overlooked Books: Summer 2016 Edition

Aug 8, 2016

The dog days of summer have arrived, and as we near mid-August, perhaps you're nearing the end of your summer reading list. For those looking for new titles to bring to the beach. we've got you covered. Here with a list of the best overlooked books to add to your summer reading list are Michele Filgate, contributing editor at Literary Hub and board member of the National Book Critics Circle and Isaac Fitzgerald, books editor for BuzzFeed.


Michele's Picks

The Sport of Kings  by C.E. Morgan

The Lonely City by Olivia Laing

Problems by Jade Sharma

The Penny Poet of Portsmouth by Katherine Towler

I’m Supposed to Protect You From All of This by Nadja Spielgelman

Isaac's Picks

Homegoing ​ by Yaa Gyasi 

The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan

Private Citizens  by Tony Tulathimutte 

Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn