7 Hot Reads to Keep You in a Summer State of Mind All Labor Day Weekend Long

Say no to the end of summer! These books will keep you in a summer state of mind for your end-of-summer or Labor Day getaway.
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4. The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker by Janet Groth

In 1957, a young Midwestern woman landed a job as a receptionist at The New Yorker, she never thought she’d stay twenty-one years—but the best seat in the houses has its perks. In a Mad Men-esque place with adulterous husbands, booze-hounds and some of the magazine’s eccentric luminaries, one woman recounts her days managing the lives and even taking the occasional phone message for some of the biggest and most fascinating names of The New Yorker in her evocative memoir.


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