What's in Our Beach Bags: Our Summer Vacation Must-Haves

Need some last-minute packing help ahead of your vacation? PEOPLE staffers reveal the items they can't hit the beach without

CAN'T AND WON'T BY LYDIA DAVIS

Maria Yagoda, Writer/Reporter: If you're still catching up on 2014 reading, as I am, pop Davis' latest collection of stories into your bag. Her work ranges from the short-short (two lines) to the merely short, yet covers vast emotional territory in a style that is at once startling and restrained. I can't imagine better stories to read between swims as I dry off and listen to the waves roll in.