Gemini: The Bookstrologist Recommends

Gemini, you're intellectually sharp and wily like the legendary Odysseus. Another trait you share with the Greek king of Ithaca is that you're a persuasive and articulate communicator. We think you'll adore Emily Wilson's translation of The Odyssey. This recent translation, the first by a woman, has been called a masterpiece.

We've already noted your great communication skills, Gemini. You're able to get your point across on paper, in person and online. We recommend you check out Because Internet, a humorous and sharp exploration of how communication has evolved on the Internet. 

Geminis seems to know a little something about everything, and are at ease offering an opinion and information on any number of topics. They can move about a social gathering gracefully, easing themselves into the conversations happening around the room. These jacks-of-all-trade exhibit range and, therefore, will enjoy Range, about why generalists triumph.

You'll love getting to know conspicuous Gemini Prince and his music better in Let's Go Crazy, the story of the making of the groundbreaking album Purple Rain, which is a bit of a Gemini itself—fluid, versatile and a real crowd-pleaser. 

The Gemini constellation contains the stars Castor and Pollux, known as the Great Twins, so Gemini is visually represented as twins. There are many compelling stories featuring twins, but we're recommending Home Fire, Kamila Shamsie's moving and plot-driven retelling of Sophocles' Antigone. It features the Pasha family, twins Aneeka and Parvaiz and their older sister Isma, and delves into the experiences of Pakistanis living in England. 

Gemini, you're a social butterfly—outgoing, friendly and charming. We've also heard you may have a penchant for gossip. We're certain you'll find Big Little Lies a fun guilty pleasure. It's a twisty thriller featuring a group of "in" parents, one of whom was possibly murdered at a school event, told through a series of dishy chapters from the points of view of multiple characters with some very satisfying reveals.

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