If you have some time on your hands during spring break to curl up with some leisure reading, consider picking up a title or two from some of our campus libraries’ special books (and more) collections.
Open Book Café (College Library): http://openbook.wisc.edu/
Popular books, graphic novels, DVDs, books on CD, and board games.
Gaus Poetry Collection: http://college.library.wisc.edu/collections/gaus/
Modern British and American poetry, literary studies, and books on creative writing. Collected in memory of Professor John Gaus.
Ethnic Studies Collection: http://college.library.wisc.edu/collections/ethnic/
Books, magazines and newspapers of multicultural interest.
Women’s Collection: http://college.library.wisc.edu/collections/womens/
Books and videos of current issues, feminism, history, health and critically-acclaimed fiction.
The Madison Public Library also supplies the community with terrific collections and readers’ advisories—that is, recommendations and reviews. Check out the following two sites:
MADreads blog: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/madreads/
Online Readers’ Advisory, “book-alikes” http://www.scls.info/reference/reads/