10 best books of June 2017, according to Amazon

What are the musts for your beach bag? Whether you're looking for a novel to become immersed in or an intriguing nonfiction read, Amazon's editors have you covered. Here's the full list of their picks for June, with thoughts from Amazon senior editor Chris Schluep.

1. 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness,' by Arundhati Roy

"The God of Small Things" writer Roy's new novel centers on Anjum, who is raised as a boy but later identifies as a woman. She and another woman, who is known as S. Tilottama, meet when a baby girl is found. Schluep says the novel is a "big, sweeping book that's also intimate.... definitely one of the best books of the year."

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