For every season, there is a literary genre to match. The summer lends itself to blockbusters, glossy romances, and pulpy detective stories. Essentially, anything you can pick up from an airport bookstore. Well, have you tried reading War and Peace on the beach?
In the winter, as the nights draw in, one’s appetite shifts. Now is the time to curl up and revisit the old friends and acquaintances you never seem to tire of. On the day before Christmas, we present to you the five books worth dragging yourself away from the bosom of your nearest and dearest to enjoy in solitude.
From much loved childhood favorites to new classics from contemporary authors, ahead our five favorite reads of the holidays.