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18 water-themed books to dive into this month

Consider this your end-of-summer reading list.
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The Popular Science display at Strand Book Store.

Strand Book Store

It's August, the last full month before Labor Day, which means (despite the back-to-school sales and for fall), there are still plenty of long, hot summer days left for reading. August also marks the beginning of a new partnership for us: has teamed up with to provide monthly book lists to fill your brain with science.

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