Posts Tagged ‘recreational reading’

  • 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 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...
  • New Books in the Library

    What do Ivan Doig, Stephen King and Jhumpa Lahiri have in common?  All have new books out this fall and you can find them in the Law Library’s recreational reading collection. When you need to take a break from reading casebooks, you’ll find a rotating selection of new novels and non-fiction works just under the […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Binocular Vision

    Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories by Edith Pearlman Call number: LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3566.E2187B56 2011 Binocular Vision won numerous awards in 2011, including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. The title was also recommended on several “Best 2011 Top Ten Fiction Titles” lists. In the book, author Edith Pearlman shared many of […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: The Sense of an Ending

    The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes Call number: LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PR6052.A6657S46 2011 From the publisher: The Sense of an Ending won the  2011 Man Booker Prize. Acclaimed author Julian Barnes wrote this thought-provoking novel about a man placed at surprisingly unfamiliar cross roads. It focuses on the succeeding choices he makes in […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Salvage the Bones

    Salvage the Bones: A Novel by Jesmyn Ward Call Number: LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3623.A7323S36 2011 Salvage the Bones: A Novel is a vivid portrayal of a poor rural family coping and realizing the far reaching effects of hurricane Katrina. By empathetically imparting twelve significant days before, during, and after this horrific natural event, the author […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg

    The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg Call Number: LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3555.I793 A6 2010 The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg, a compilation of four volumes, won the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. On awarding the prestigious prize to the author, judge Laura Furman related, “From the first to the last of her collected stories, […] Read more...
  • Walkover Collection

    The Walkover Collection was created on behalf of Professor Andy M. Walkover, a much loved and a deeply admired member of the University of Puget Sound School of Law faculty. Andy died of cancer in 1988. Andy’s appreciation of people revealed itself in the way he recommended just the right books to his friends. The […] 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

    What do Amitav Ghosh, J.A. Jance, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Lee Child have in common? Their new books are all in the Law Library’s recreational fiction collection. Look for these and other recent bestsellers by the stairs on the main floor of the library. Read more...