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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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Isabelle Rodriguez '14 is reading...

Left To Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust  by Immaculee Ilibagiza

In Left To Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust, Immaculee Ilibagiza recounts her survival of the Rwandan Genocide in a bathroom with seven...
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Professor Cafferty is reading...

The Golden Notebook  by Doris Lessing

I’m just finishing Nobel laureate Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook. For years now I‘ve been aware that I missed reading this book in it’s...
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