It’s finally June, and you know what that means — it’s officially time to kick-start your summer reading. Luckily for you, this month will see the release of a veritable book barn of new, exciting releases, from retold classics to masterful essay collections to blockbuster novels. After the jump, ten of the most exciting books hitting shelves this month. Which ones are burning a hole in your reading list? Weigh in in the comments.
TransAtlantic, Colum McCann (June 4)
McCann, who won the National Book Award for Let the Great World Spin, is back with another novel in linked stories, this one spanning 150 years and multiple countries, but as suffuse with gorgeous prose as ever.