Archive for the ‘recreational reading review’ Category

  • Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection: The Luminaries

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase Eleanor Catton, The Luminaries, (Little Brown & Co. 2013)  LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor)  PR9639.4.C39L86 2013 (Winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize) “When Walter Moody arrives on a “wild shard of the Coast”—that of the then-remote South Island—in […] Read more...
  • Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    Alan S. Blinder, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response and the Work Ahead (Penguin Press 2013) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor)   HB3717 2008.B55 2013 “An experienced economist explains the global financial crisis that began in 2008 and continues. Blinder (Economics and Public Affairs/Princeton Univ.) has accumulated real-world experience in the political realm […] Read more...
  • Featured Book from the Walkover Collection

    The Walkover collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. Louise Erdrich, The Round House  (Harper Collins, 2012) LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor)   PS3555.R42R68 2012   (Winner of the National Book Award 2012) In her intensely involving fourteenth novel, Erdrich writes with brio in the voice of a man reliving […] Read more...
  • Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase Dave Eggers, The Circle (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor)   PS3605.G48C57 2013 “Most of us imagine totalitarianism as something imposed upon us—but what if we’re complicit in our own oppression? That’s the scenario in Eggers’ ambitious, […] Read more...
  • Featured Book from the Walkover Collection

    The Walkover collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. Jaimy Gordon, Lord of Misrule  (McPherson & Co, 2010) LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor)   PS3557.O668L67 2010   (Winner of the National Book Award 2010) Firmly rooted in the smells and sounds of a particular place, the language of the racetrack, […] Read more...
  • Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    Sasha Abramsky, The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives (Nation Books 2013) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor)   HC110.P6A54 2013  (New York Times Notable Book) “Not since the Great Depression have so many Americans been counted among the poor. Freelance reporter Abramsky explores poverty in America 50 years after Michael Harrington’s groundbreaking […] Read more...
  • Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase Jo Baker, Lonbourn: A Novel of Pride and Prejudice Below Stairs  (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor)   PR6102.A57L66 2013 “The servants of the Bennett estate manage their own set of dramas in this vivid re-imagining […] Read more...
  • Featured Non-Fiction Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase Langdon Cook, The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America, (Ballantine Books, 2013) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor)   PR6063.I265C58 2009   Langdon Cook has got to be the ideal companion to have along on a backwoods-camping […] Read more...
  • Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase China Miéville, The City & The City, (Del Rey Ballantine Books, 2009) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor)   PR6063.I265C58 2009   Fantasy author Miéville (Looking for Jake, 2005) puts his own unique spin on the detective story. Inspector Tyador […] Read more...
  • The Read Collection

    Each year during National Library Week a member of the law school community is asked to choose with a favorite book and explain why the book is meaningful to him or her.  These books form the library’s Read Collection.  The Read Collection is an eclectic mix of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, mysteries and even children’s books.  […] Read more...