The Best Beach Reads of 2016

Summer's must-read books, as determined by their portability and substance; plus, a few more that we just can't put down. 

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All of the following books are worth reading, but a few of them are a bit unwieldy. Here, we've measured the books' physical weightiness (by pages) and intellectual weightiness (breezy, dense, or somewhere in between).

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