Here Comes the Story of the Hurricane: A Stormy-Weather Reading List

By Emily Temple

Ten bad-weather books to read by flashlight or power-outage candlelight

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If you live anywhere on the East Coast or thereabouts, you'll likely be wanting to stay inside for the foreseeable future as Hurricane Sandy the Frankenstorm churns by. So I've put together an essential stormy weather reading list to get you in the hurricane mood and keep you busy while the weather rages. And if you're nowhere near Sandy, it might be worth keeping this reading list nearby for whenever the next rainy day hits your neighborhood.

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This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/10/here-comes-the-story-of-the-hurricane-a-stormy-weather-reading-list/264229/