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Three Little Books

When trying to figure out what to pack for vacation (short answer:  as little as possible!), I’m always stumped by the problem of what book or books to bring along. Will I read this? Will I enjoy reading this?  Will I enjoy reading this enough to lug it around?  Does it take up too much space in my beach bag?  (That last question might seem weird.  Beach bags are roomy enough…unless you’re hitting the sand with Kloppenberg’s Toward Democracy, one of my beach reads last year.  A truly wonderful book, but a bit unwieldy in a lounge chair.) I usually Read more