Put it right in your tote bag along with your sunglasses, sunscreen, beach towel, and flip-flops — The Beach Book is a perfect companion for a day of sand and surf . . . or for relaxing by the pool.

The Beach Book gathers a seminal selection of short fiction about beaches around this big blue globe. Internationally acclaimed authors, like Gabriel García Márquez and Isaac Bashevis Singer, as well as emerging voices, such as Anthony Doerr and Frederick Reiken, have all heard the sea’s siren song and written eloquently about it

“10 evocative stories that unfold in the watery idylls of the world.”
— New York Times

“Go ahead and dump all the Coppertone and salt water you like on this handy little anthology . . . it’s completely waterproof.”
— Boston Globe

The Beach Book
Melcher Media (Editor)

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