The librarian of the College recommends five relatively recent titles from across different genres—historical fiction, science, mystery, literary fiction—that will help keep any vacation interesting.
The college archivist and records manager recommends three titles that grapple with what America has become—politically, racially, even sartorially—and how it got that way.
Our collection management and metadata services assistant makes five suggestions, including two titles for young readers, that involve unexpected connections and new worlds of possibility.
Our lead research and instruction librarian suggests three books that feature individuals taking action in difficult times.
“For me, the greatest pleasure of reading is being transported from everyday reality to someplace else entirely,” says the senior administrative assistant, “so here are some windows to worlds that are better, worse, and just plain different.”