Posts Tagged ‘recreational reading’

  • New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection

    Located on the 2nd floor of Library at the base of the stairs. Michael Hastings, The Last Magazine (Blue Rider Press 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3608.A86147L37 2014 “Hastings was one hell of a journalist, covering wars and geopolitical strife for venues like Rolling Stone and BuzzFeed. As it turns out, he would have made […] Read more...
  • New and Notable Short Story Collections from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection

    New and Notable Short Story Collections from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection (2nd Floor of Library at the base of the stairs) Lorrie Moore, Bark: Stories (Knopf 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3563.O6225B37 2014 “There’s a reason Lorrie Moore is so beloved by her baby boomer brethren: she’s smart, she’s funny, her eye is even […] Read more...
  • New and Notable Books from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection

    This collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library, at the base of the stairs. Rebecca Makkai, The Hundred Year House (Viking 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3613.A36H85 2014 “Charmingly clever and mischievously funny, Makkai follows her enthusiastically praised first novel, The Borrower (2011), with an intriguingly structured tale—each section takes a step […] Read more...
  • New and Notable Books from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection

    This section is found on the 2nd Floor of Library, at the base of the stairs. Smith Henderson, Fourth of July Creek (Ecco 2013) LAW- McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3608.E52737F68 2014 “Dedicated social worker Pete Snow lives in remote, impoverished Tenmile, Montana, in part because he’s hiding out from the fallout of his own fractious […] 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. Maggie Shipstead, Astonish Me (Knopf 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3619.H586A88 2014 Set in the world of ballet, this gripping novel spans three decades, starting in the mid-seventies, when Joan, a young American dancer, helps a Baryshnikov-like star […] Read more...
  • Read a Good Book Lately?

    Need a break from reading legal textbooks?  On the main floor of the law library (near the stairs) is the law library’s recreational reading collection. The collection has an eclectic assortment of fiction and non-fiction and includes recent best sellers, mysteries and even cookbooks.     Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection Dave Eggers, […] 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 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

    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...