As chosen by you, here are the most popular stories OF ALL TIME (aka last week). Just in case you missed it.
July 4th weekend is so close, you can almost see the fireworks. So what does this mean for your cerebral stimulation? Usually, absolutely nothing aside from the ability to keep track of the week based entirely on the nightly television schedule. While we agree, summer may not be the best time to tackle Infinite Jest or The Sound and the Fury (trust us, we’ve tried), we have a few options that won’t ruin your summer buzz, but will still make for great conversation starters and witty pop culture references when the times comes. Check out the top six books we aren’t running from.
1. Bossypants by Tina Fey
If you aren’t a fan in some way of Tina Fey, then kindly find yourself a sense of humor and ignore this suggestion. As the former head writer of SNL and the genius behind the Emmy Award winning show, 30 Rock, it is no wonder the New York Times called her first book “a spiky blend of humor introspection, critical thinking and Nora Ephornisms for a new generation.” Get this for a laugh out loud beach read and some perfectly worded jokes for your next night out (comedic timing not included).
2. Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
Normally, we hear “love story” and run the other direction for fear that something resembling a Danielle Steel novel lies within its pages. That is not the case for the author of the critically acclaimed, Absurdistan. We could describe it to you, but the book has an actual trailer on YouTube with a James Franco cameo that does a far better job. »READ MORE