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Feedback: What's your favorite book for the beach?

Feedback: What's your favorite book for the beach?
(Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune)

"Tortilla Flat" by John Steinbeck.

— Olayinka Hassan, Chicago

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"From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall: Travelers' Best, Worst and Most Ridiculous Stories From the Road" edited by David Slenk. It's a travel book that includes stories from multiple authors. It's like a vacation in a book!

— Stephanie, Chicago

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I don't know about the beach, but I once took "The World Is Flat" by Thomas L. Friedman on a mountain hike and loved the irony.

— Misty S. Brown

"Jaws" by Peter Benchley, because I love to see the expressions on other beach-goers faces.

Rod Doty

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"A Walk in the Woods" by Bill Bryson. I'm actually reading it during my commute, which is sort of like the beach, only with air conditioning and less sand.

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Patrick Rollens, Chicago

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