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USA Today Book Critic Shares Summer Reading Picks To Combat 'Pandemic Brain'

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:03pm
Updated: Monday, May 24, 2021 - 2:09pm

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Barbara VanDenburgh is books editor at USA Today.

The summer reading season is almost upon us, with Memorial Day only a week or so away.

During the pandemic, many people consumed more books than usual, so publishers, booksellers, and critics alike are all curious about how that might affect what and how much we read over the next few months.

Barbara VanDenburgh is books editor for USA Today, and The Show spoke with her about her expectations for summer reading.

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