Posts Tagged ‘Walkover Collection’

  • 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 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...
  • Recommended Title from the Walkover Collection

    Junot Diaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Riverhead Books 2008) [Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for fiction] “Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd, a New Jersey romantic who dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he […] Read more...
  • Recommended Title from the Walkover Collection

    Jennifer Egan, A Visit From the Goon Squad (Anchor Books 2011) [Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction] “The title of Jennifer Egan’s novel may make it sound more like an episode of Scooby-Doo than an exceptional rendering of contemporary America, but don’t be fooled. Egan has said that the novel was inspired by […] Read more...