10 Highbrow Books to Read on the Beach (and What Each Says About You)

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My Life in Middlemarch, Rebecca Mead

What this beach read says about you: Not only are you a person with exquisite taste in 19th-century British novels, but your idea of escapist literature is a book about one writer’s obsession with one of the great books of the 1800s.