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Tyler Silver '13 is reading...

In the Garden of Beasts  by Erik Larson

This work is a non-fiction that reads like an excellent historical novel. It focuses on the experiences of William Dodd and his family during Dodd's time as...
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Juan Gomez '13 is reading...

The private life of Adam and Eve : being extracts from their diaries  by Mark Twain

Whether religious or not, it is almost impossible for a person to avoid the story of Adam and Eve. Mark Twain utilizes these two personas in his work The...
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Professor Barker is reading...

Unaccustomed Earth  by Jhumpa Lahiri

Several years ago I joined a men's book group, an activity I'd never tried before. I should have done so much sooner! It's been a rewarding experience for many...
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Anissa Tanksley, '14 is reading...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone  by J.K.Rowling

I have just finished reading J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone . This series follows the life of Harry Potter, a boy who lost...
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Heather Hietala, Director of Stewardship Programs, is reading...

American Grace  by Robert Putnam and David Campbell

On my Kindle (something I first tried by borrowing one from the H-L Library), I’ve just finished American Grace by Robert Putnam (a Harvard prof) and...
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Lisa Fox, Dining Service is reading...

Many Lives, Many Masters   by Brian L. Weiss, M.D.

This is a book about the true story of a psychiatrist who helps a woman with severe anxiety problems via past-life therapy but the book is so much more than...
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