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Some books are made for summer. NPR staffers share their all-time favorites

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A few weeks ago, we asked NPR staffers to share their all-time favorite summer reads. Old, new, fiction, nonfiction — as long as it was great to read by a pool or on a plane, it was fair game. Scroll down to find tried-and-true recommendations for mysteries, memoirs, essays and, of course, romance.

This list was produced by Beth Novey and edited by Maureen Pao and Meghan Collins Sullivan.

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