By HELEN ROGAN ROBIN MICHELI
August 26, 2013 12:00 PM

JOHN GREEN RECOMMENDS: The bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars (soon to be a film starring Shailene Woodley) shares a few of his favorite books

THE END GAMES by T. Michael Martin

I don’t really like zombie books, but this isn’t really a zombie book: It’s a stunningly intelligent, thrilling story about family and love that just happens to include some zombies.

WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE

by Maria Semple

This is the funniest book I’ve read in years. I almost never laugh out loud when reading but couldn’t control myself when enjoying the misadventures of Bernadette. (It’s also a moving, smart page-turner. Really, it seems unfair that Maria Semple should be so good at everything.)

THE GUNS AT LAST LIGHT by Rick Atkinson

The final volume of Atkinson’s World War II trilogy is just great reading: From Hemingway’s liberating a Parisian hotel (and raiding its bar) to the American soldiers discovering concentration camps, the entire story is absolutely riveting.

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