In the bag: at a loose end about what books to put in yours?

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In the bag: at a loose end about what books to put in yours?

These are the books that will find their way into my beach bag for the holidays. How about you?

Sunday Times Book Editor

I like big books, I cannot lie, but not to take on holiday. Books are judged by their size and I’m the holiday-size queen.

I guess that’s why folks love to take kindles on holiday, but I like printed books, which is why I take those that fit in my beach bag. I must admit, though, it is kind of huge. I also don’t have the mental capacity for a large book when I have time off.

I want fiction that’s engaging, but takes just a few days, even one sitting, to complete on the beach (if we’re allowed on the beaches this year!). So with this in mind, I keep slimmer editions for my summer break...

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