Carolyn Hax's Advice On What To Read

Carolyn Hax is used to giving people all sorts of advice. Whether it's on marriage, child-rearing or friendship, she has a loyal following of readers for her nationally syndicated column, "Tell Me About It," in The Washington Post.

As part of our Summer Reader segment, Hax offers a different kind of advice: what to read.

Carolyn Hax's Reading List

Cover of 'The History of Love'

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Washington Post advice columnist Carolyn Hax has economics, social equality and love on her mind this summer... or at least on her bookshelf. Her reading selections:

Freakonomics, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner.

Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race and Family Life, by Annette Lareau.

The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss.

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Freakonomics

A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

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Unequal Childhoods

Class, Race, and Family Life

by Annette Lareau

Paperback, 331 pages | purchase

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Class, Race, and Family Life
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The History of Love

by Nicole Krauss

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