Our choice of 20 pocket books for this summer season | EUROtoday

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” LIn our pocket, it’s Proust in our jacket, Hemingway in our coat and Baudelaire in our pajamas,” said the late Bernard Pivot. But what about our suitcases? Whether you're more into the city, the beach or the mountains, here are twenty sure values ​​and discoveries to read this summer.

Poetry, journey and blue skies

  • The Eternal Swimmerby Gilles Bornais (Paulsen, 325 p., €8)

“He can neither read nor swim,” mentioned Plato of a Cretan clumsy in Laws. Since you understand how to do each, don't wait till the top of July to take a dip on this aquatic bible, crawl with Homer, flutter with Byron, swim with Johnny Weissmuller – cult swimmer 5 occasions gold medalist on the Olympics but additionally twelve occasions Tarzan on the cinema – and find yourself like Flaubert, “1000’s of liquid nipples see…

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