Read any good books lately?

March 28th, 2007

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):
Popular books, graphic novels, DVDs, books on CD, and board games.

Gaus Poetry Collection:
Modern British and American poetry, literary studies, and books on creative writing. Collected in memory of Professor John Gaus.

Ethnic Studies Collection:
Books, magazines and newspapers of multicultural interest.

Women’s Collection:
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:

Online Readers’ Advisory, “book-alikes”

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