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Short reads for your long commute


Lynn: Letters To a Young Writer by Colum McCann - Practical and inspirational advice for the aspiring writer from one of today’s most celebrated novelist.

Maggie: My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf - For those of us who want to sit alone on the train, this book is a perfect way to ward off pretty much anyone. This graphic novel was written by a high school classmate of Jeffery Dahmer, and illuminates the portion of his life leading up to his infamous murders. If you've always wanted to know what it was like to go to high school with an impending serial killer, this is your perfect read.

Allison: The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan - This is the kind of book you can read in one sitting. Incredibly touching, it does an amazing job at capturing the ups and downs of a relationship. The story is very relatable and a perfect metro read.

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