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Kiki Nakamura-Koyama '17 is reading...

The Red Tree  by Shaun Tan

The Red Tree by Shaun Tan is a picture book-- but don't under estimate the world within! Tan is able to capture the attention of any reader by the ornate...
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Myla Fay, Library Assistant, is reading...

A Field Guide to Getting Lost  by Rebecca Solnit

I am reading A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit. The book, vaguely based on the premise that people today are rarely “lost,” explores...
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Professor Schaffner is reading...

The Whistling Season  by Ivan Doig

In The Whistling Season, Ivan Doig invites readers to visit a small farming community in Montana, about a hundred years back. There, we observe frontier...
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Shannon McCabe '17 is reading...

Babbitt  by Sinclair Lewis

George Babbitt, a middle aged realtor, has all the luxuries of a successful middle-class businessman, but finds himself dissatisfied with life. Throughout the...
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Ben Rosenbloom '14 is reading...

Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff  by Andrew Hussie

I've always had a soft spot for comics - I won't try to pass off my appreciation of them as necessitating the medium's place among high art, but aesthetically...
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Sharon King, Office Coordinator, Facilities, is reading...

Death by Honeymoon  by Jaden Skye

I’m currently reading book #1 of #8 in a series of books by Jaden Skye that are part of her Caribbean Murder Series. Cindy and Clint are newlyweds spending...
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