Some books to read on the beach

A Listmania! list by Frank (Wisconsin)
The list author says: "This a pick of my favorite books to take to the beach."
Anna Karenina
1.  Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
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  "A perennial classic, this tale of a brave woman and her travails and fight in the elite Russian society shows Tolstoy at his best, the immaculate characterisation, the gripping plot, all adds up to a great read."
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
2.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
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  "One of the best coming of age novels, this book tells of the travails of Charlie as he travels through college groups, encountering loneliness, drugs, sex, friendships, success and failures."
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The Circle of Fire: The Metaphysics of Yoga
3.  The Circle of Fire: The Metaphysics of Yoga by P. J. Mazumdar
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  "An outstanding book on spirituality, this book provides you with a clear cut rational path to follow, a path which is in accordance with science and logic. It will definitely change the way you think about God and spiritual matters."
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Animal Farm: Centennial Edition
4.  Animal Farm: Centennial Edition by George Orwell
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  "An Orwellian classic, this book tells of the futility of communism, of the corruption of power and the greed and brutality of unaccountable leaders."
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The Thirty-Nine Steps (Oxford World's Classics)
5.  The Thirty-Nine Steps (Oxford World's Classics) by John Buchan
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  "A gripping tale which has lost none of its suspense and chill over the years."
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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
6.  Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
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  "A touching novel, an unforgettable character who fights to preserve his beliefs and values."
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The Historian
7.  The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
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  "A delicious novel, all about vampires and ancient forts, sure to give you a chill creeping up your spine."
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,009 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

The Three Weissmanns of Westport: A Novel
8.  The Three Weissmanns of Westport: A Novel by Cathleen Schine
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews)

Brave New World
9.  Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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The Old Man and The Sea
10.  The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
11.  One Hundred Years of Solitude (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,217 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

War and Peace (Vintage Classics)
12.  War and Peace (Vintage Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
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Cat's Cradle: A Novel
13.  Cat's Cradle: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
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Horns: A Novel
14.  Horns: A Novel by Joe Hill
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The Swan Thieves: A Novel
15.  The Swan Thieves: A Novel by Elizabeth Kostova
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Secrets of Eden: A Novel
16.  Secrets of Eden: A Novel by Chris Bohjalian
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The Last Song
17.  The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks
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A Confederacy of Dunces
18.  A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
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A Gate at the Stairs
19.  A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
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People of the Book
20.  People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
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Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
21.  Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit by Daniel Quinn
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The Glass Room
22.  The Glass Room by Simon Mawer
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The Piano Teacher: A Novel
23.  The Piano Teacher: A Novel by Janice Y. K. Lee
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (205 customer reviews)

Shantaram: A Novel
24.  Shantaram: A Novel by Gregory David Roberts
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Atlas Shrugged
25.  Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
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The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them
26.  The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them by Elif Batuman
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Silk Parachute
27.  Silk Parachute by John McPhee
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The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)
28.  The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics) by Alexander Dumas
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The Screwtape Letters
29.  The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
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