Friday Reads November 4th

November 17, 2016

Every week we share what members of the BLAIS staff, including student works, are reading using the #fridayreads hashtag on Twitter. Here is what we were reading the week of November 4th, 2016.

Circulationist Desiree Rodriguez's family is reading The Unofficial Holy Bible for Minecrafters by Garrett Romines and Christopher Miko. Our libraries don't have this one, but you can find it in your local libraries through WorldCat

IMATS student worker Signe Schloss is reading The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate by Peter Wohlleben (we heard his primary resource was an interview with the now deceased Barnard magnolia tree). Our libraries don't have this one, but you can find it in your local libraries through WorldCat

Digital archivist Martha Tenney is reading Yvonne Rainer's memoir Feelings are Facts: a lifeAvailble in the Butler stacks and from Barnard course reserves: GV1785.R25 A3 2006. 

IMATs student worker Sarah Kerson is reading Lydia Davis's (BC '90) collected stories. She says she will someday look exactly like Davis (we can vouch for the likeness) and that her work is "unlike anything else I've ever read." In the Butler stacks and Barnard library collections Ps3554.A9356 A6 2009.

Humanities and Global Studies librarian Vani Natarajan is reading Leopoldine Core's collection of short stories, When Watched. Our libraries don't have this one, but you can find it in your local libraries through WorldCat

Communications Fellow Elvis B. is reading The Stronger Women Get, the More Men Love Football by Mariah Burton Nelson. Available in Lehman Library (meaning not the hole in the ground that once was Lehman Hall) GV706.4 .N45 1993.