Posts Tagged ‘read’

  • National Library Week Read Posters Go Digital (April 2013)

    The highlight of the National Library Week festivities is the Library’s annual display of celebrity “Read” posters featuring law school faculty and books that hold special significance to them. This year, the entire exhibit is available online. Read more...
  • New and Notable: Rock ‘N’ Roll Mole

    Rock ‘N’ Roll Mole By Carolyn Crimi; pictures by Lynn Munsinger New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2011 PZ7.C86928 Roc 2011 From Seattle University’s mascot Rudy the Redhawk: As a mascot, I definitely understand Mole’s dilemma. It’s never easy stepping out in front of a crowd to perform, even if there is an […] Read more...
  • Casual Reading Collections

    As part of Seattle University’s mission to educate the whole person, the Law Library features three unique, reading collections: The Read Book Collection includes works of significance selected by our Read Poster celebrities during National Library Week. The Read Book Collection is located in the bookcase in front of the Reference Desk. The Walkover Collection, […] Read more...
  • Recreational Reading

    If you’re searching for a novel to read as an antidote for exam studying, check out the recreational reading collection at the base of the stairs on the main floor of the library. Read more...
  • New and Notable: Family: A Novel

    Family: A Novel By J. California Cooper New York: Anchor Books, 1992, c1991 PS3553.O5874F36 1992 From Professor Natasha Martin: Some topics and problems are just too heavy to confront, let alone to solve. Thank goodness for writers like J. California Cooper. She weaves a story about slavery with grace, at times beauty, and remarkably, with […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for Equality

    Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for Equality By Richard Kluger New York: Vintage Books, Random House, 2004 KF4155.K55 2004 From Dean Mark Niles: Simple Justice is the story of the Supreme Court’s 1954 decision in the case of Brown v. Board of Education that outlawed racial […] Read more...
  • New & Notable: In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

    In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences By Truman Capote New York: Vintage Books, 1993 HV6533.K3C3 1993 From Professor Marilyn Berger: “The village of Holcomb stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call ‘out there.’”  So begins the first line of […] Read more...
  • New & Notable: Red Harvest

    Red Harvest By Dashiell Hammett New York: Vintage Books, 1992 PS3515.A4347R4 1992 From Professor John Weaver: I was a second year law student with some time on my hands. That’s not the usual case, but it happened.  It was mid afternoon, too early to go to a bar, so I went to the local public […] Read more...
  • 2009 Faculty READ posters

    This year, our READ posters feature Professors Lorraine Bannai and Robert Chang.  Please check out the display located at the bottom of the stairs on the main floor of the library. Read more...
  • New & Notable: No-No Boy

    No-No Boy By John Okada Seattle: University of Washington Press, c1981, c1976 PS3565.K33N6 1981 From Professor Lorraine Bannai: After they had been removed from their West Coast homes and left all they had built and after they found themselves incarcerated in desolate camps, the over 110,000 Japanese Americans interned during World War II were subject […] Read more...