Beach Books on The Point

Author Peter Abrahams talked books with Mindy Todd & Jill Erickson, Head of Reference & Adult Services at FPL this morning on WCAI. What did today’s books all have in common? They all had some relationship to the beach! It was certainly a wide ranging selection from Proust to pirates to sandcastles. Here is the list of all the titles mentioned, including our listener picks. Let us know what your favorite book about or set on the beach is!

Peter’s Picks

Deep by James Nestor
Find a Way by Diana Nyad
Barbarian Days by William Finnegan
The World in the Curl by Peter Westwick
Under the Black Flag by David Cordingly
Republic of Pirates by Colin Woodard
Sandcastles Made Simple by Lucinda Wierenga
Sharks of the World by Leonard Compagno
Aubrey/Maturin series of novels by Patrick O’Brian, particularly Master and Commander and Reverse of the Medal
Jill’s Picks
The Beach Book, a waterproof book of beach related short stories
Seaside Quilts by Carol C. Porter & Rebecca J. Hansen
Sea Glass Crafts by C. S. Lambert
Pure Sea Glass by Richard LaMotte
Gift From the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower by Marcel Proust, translated by James Grieve
Listener Picks
The Seaside Naturalist by Deborah A. Coulombe
Enduring Shore by Paul Schneider

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