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Euphoria

As semesters wind down to their close, I thought I would make a suggestion for summer reading. Or rather, summer reading is an excuse to push a book on you that I think you will enjoy and that I think is remarkable: I recently finished the 2014 novel Euphoria, by Lily King, and feel compelled to missionize on its behalf. It is a novel based loosely on an episode in the live of Margaret Mead and two of her husbands, Reo Fortune and Gregory Bateson, and features a sort of cameo by Ruth Benedict and her epochal book Patterns of Read more