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Not-so-light reading
Most of the year, your reading is heavy technical material – new standards, tax analysis and the like – so no one will blame you if you aim light for your summer reading, with thrillers or romance novels or whatever kind of escapist fare suits you best.

But while you’re planning your vacation, we’d like to recommend the following eight books as being perfect for the summer: Light enough to take to the beach or the mountains, but with enough meat that you’ll be glad you have a little time off to ponder their various messages.