It’s tough when everyone is headed to the airport and you’re not. But, let’s face it, not everyone spends August on the Amalfi coastWelcome to Guardian US summer reads. Each Monday until Labor Day we’ll give an award to celebrate a new book that suits your summer mood and plans. All featured books will be summer 2013 publications. Last week, we announced our pick for best book to read on a 12 hour flight: Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld.The week after Labor Day we’ll ask you to vote on your favorite of our summer selections. The book with the most votes will be given an additional Guardian US readers’ choice award.Read along with us throughout the summer and tell us what you think of our picks on Twitter.The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On LivingIt’s tough when everyone else is headed to the airport and you’re not. But, let’s face it, not everyone spends August on the Amalfi coast. If you happen to be staying home for the next few weeks sharing your city with tourists while enjoying emptier streets and restaurants, you can travel vicariously through reading. And if you want to reset your psychological clock and improve your …read more

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