It's officially summertime, but our brains are not going on vacation! If you’re in the market for something to read this summer that isn’t AI generated, then you’ll love our curated list of 10 suggested books from our colleagues at New York Life.
A forensic therapist seeks out the motive behind Alicia Berenson’s murder of her own husband, but she refuses to speak a word to anyone.
Shelby Hipp, Group Benefit Solutions: “Reads like a cinematic thriller with a very unique twist!”
When the young Nicholas Nickleby finds himself penniless in the wake of his father’s death, he must turn to his wealthy uncle to help him secure a job to protect his mother and sister.
Lauren Goodwin, Group Benefit Solutions: “It should take me all summer to read!”
This novel imagines the life of the likely first immigrant from South Asia to the colonies.
Christine Cullen, Institutional Annuities: “I have always had an interest in pre-Revolutionary history.”
M. L. Rio
An homage to Shakespeare, the story of seven actors nearing graduation at an elite college and achieving all of their dreams when tragedy suddenly strikes.
Karan Shah, Technology: “If you like Shakespeare and murder mysteries, this is the book for you!”
Following the story of two college friends who become creative partners in a dazzling and intricately imagined world of video game design, they must learn to deal with the ups, downs, and immortality of success.
Karla Hourihan, Agency: “About friendship and video games – two of my favorite things!”
Matthew Walker PhD
Using recent scientific discoveries, this book explains how to procure and benefit from the best sleep one can achieve.
Joseph Sneary, Group Benefit Solutions: “There’s so much to learn about sleep from just this book.”
Keith Richards and James Fox
An autobiography of Keith Richards, guitarist of the Rolling Stones, spanning from early childhood, through his time playing in his legendary band.
Ian Ulinski, Service: “A real good book.”
Caroline Criado Perez
An examination of gender bias, lack of female representation in data, and other disadvantages tied to one’s gender.
Yvonne Baez-Last, Product Solutions: “Shows the lack of female representation in many areas of life.”
This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel explores the perception and realities of American wealth through four different genres.
Jennifer Covell, Office of the General Counsel: “This book has a unique structure.”
Follows the story of 1960s female chemist, Elizabeth Zott, who becomes the star of a beloved cooking show as she encourages women to change the status quo.
Margaret Daley, Agency Communications: “Funny, sad, and fierce.”
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