Looking to broaden your reading diet? Entertainment Weekly has pulled together this amazing list of 26 books Muslim authors to check out. In particular, the MA Library suggests A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseni, An Ember in the Ashes by Saba Tahir, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, and the comic book Ms. Marvel by G. … More 26 Fantastic Books by Muslim Authors
From Curious George to Doctor Faustus to The House of the Spirits to In the Shadow of the Banyan, refugees fleeing their war-torn homelands to the United States have written some incredible and powerful books. Check out this article from the New York Times for their full list of 25 fantastic refugee-written books.
Introduction Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece The Grapes of Wrath (1939) is distinguished by its lucid prose, engaging naturalistic descriptions, forceful symbolism, and examination of the myth of America as Edenic paradise. Written after Steinbeck produced a series of articles for the San Francisco News about the mass exodus to California of thousands of Oklahoma and … More This Week in History: Grapes of Wrath Published
Please take a look at the books below which the library has acquired for your reading pleasure and illumination! Title & SubTitle Author Publication Year Status Call Number “Hesitant steppes.” Aug. 20, 2012 In “Live from Mars.” Aug. 20, 2012. In 10,000 years of pottery / Cooper, Emmanuel. … More New titles for September 2012