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  What Are You Reading?

Staff and faculty share their recent readings as part of the Reading Critically for Success campus-wide effort to encourage an environment of reading. Some include notes for our readers' benefit.


Jane Govoni

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen (F)

re-reading the best novel ever written

Sir Orfeo  
charming medieval English poem translated by J. R. R. Tolkien
Janice Griffith  
Hundred in the Hand Joseph M. Marshall, III (F)
Breathless Dean Koontz (F)
The Chase Clive Cussler (F)
Larry Wilburn

The God Delusion

Dawkins (NF)

A thorough academic attack on organized religion by an avowed atheist.   Lots of condescension to go around. Not for the faint-hearted.
Team of Rivals

Doris Goodwin (NF)

Fascinating look at Lincoln's rivals for the presidency who became members of his cabinet.

Sherrie Phelps

A Dream to Call My Own

Traci Peterson (Historical Fiction)

Book 3 of the Brides of Gallatin County.

The Red Siren ML Tyndall (Historical Fiction)
The well-to-do daughter of a British Royal Navy Admiral, is a pirate by night in the early 1700's off the coast of the British colony, North Carolina.  


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