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...
  • 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...