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Where Old Books Find New Life

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sophomore Repairs and Restores Archaic Works for MC Library Tim Gress, a work study student at Manhattan College’s O’Malley library, stands in the empty computer room on the first floor. The room, with six enormous windows and tons of empty [...]

The Book Nook

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Title: “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” Author: Mary Ann Shaffer Genre: Historical Fiction   The art of letter writing has gone by the wayside as electronic communication has advanced in the last few decades. Mary Ann [...]

Five Great Books by Women You Should Read

March 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

1.“We Should All Be Feminists” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Adiche makes a ton of relevant points in this extended essay adaptation of a TED talk she gave on the subject. Her message is clearly resonating around the world, as The Guardian [...]

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February 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Title: Big Little Lies Author: Liane Moriarty Genre: Mystery Labeled by The New York Times as one of 2014’s most popular books, “Big Little Lies” has certainly caught readers’ attentions in the past two years. Filled with relatable [...]

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January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Title: “Longbourn” Author: Jo Baker Genre: Fiction “Pride and Prejudice” fans, this next one’s for you. “Longbourn” combines Austen’s classic novel with the downstairs servant drama found in “Downton Abbey.” Baker starts the [...]

Ernest Hemingway Revisits New York

January 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

by KAIYUN CHEN, Staff Writer Ernest Hemingway, a writer during the 20th century, created written pieces well received by many. A new exhibition, Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars, is open for view at the Morgan Library and Museum through Jan. 31, [...]

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December 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Title: “The Rainbow Fish” Author: Marcus Pfister Genre: Children’s Literature You never grow up in the eyes of your favorite children’s book character. Curious George and The Very Hungry Caterpillar still see the little kid that was [...]

Ben Marcus at MARS: Addicted to Literature

October 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

“It’s just too dangerous now to take a lot of drugs. I got a job, I got kids… I’m just too busy. I can’t take those amazing drugs because I know I have to teach tomorrow,” Ben Marcus said. “But I was thinking about how these stories [...]