With the end of finals fast approaching, now is a good time to think about some nonrequired reading for the winter break. Here are a few recent acquisitions that you might enjoy reading before diving back into the next semester.
The Line Becomes a River : Dispatches from the Border, by Francisco Cantú
“A former Border Patrol agent’s haunting experience of an unnatural divide and the lives caught on either side, struggling to cross or to defend it”
There There, by Tommy Orange
“A multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about violence and recovery, hope and loss, identity and power, dislocation and communion, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people.”
Washington Black, by Esi Edugyan
“Escape is only the beginning. From the brutal cane plantations of Barbados to the icy wastes of the Canadian Arctic, from the mud-filled streets of London to the eerie deserts of Morocco, Washington Black is the tale – inspired by a true story – of a world destroyed and the search to make it whole again.”
The library will be open with limited hours during the break (M-F, 8-4:30) and the winter session (M-F, 8-6) for you to stop by and pick up one of these titles, along with all of your usual library needs.