The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
April 25, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

'American Like Me' sheds light on prioritized narratives, stati, origins and accepted ways of being in this country.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
April 11, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

"Marbles" refers to the common parlance phrase we use, “to lose one’s marbles.”

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
March 14, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

I was enchanted. I’m sure it was the book cover art that stopped me and attracted me to this work: a man is falling precariously but his only preoccupation is his writing. I needed to know more. The main character of this work is Arthur Less, a gay man approaching 50 who is, against his own ...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
March 7, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

'Sister Outsider' by Audre Lorde is for anyone who is beginning to understand and identify their interlocking identities and feels puzzled.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
February 21, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

If I am honest with you, the author of this work is everything I’ve ever wanted to be: a smart, paid and recognized writer who addresses issues of race in her writing without being beholden to them (and who has a solid plan B for a career, just in case). In this debut collection of short storie...

What is Overdrive?

February 21, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

The Middlebury College Libraries have recently acquired dozens of new audiobooks on the Overdrive platform. Try them out at go/overdrive/.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
February 14, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

“Becoming” is everything you’d expect from the former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. It is a thoughtful, conscientious and well-crafted memoir that studies the first years of her life in Chicago, her arrival to undergrad at Princeton University in New Jersey, the ways she navi...

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
January 17, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

'Book of the Dead' is a collection of over 10,000 obituaries that cover the lives of entertainers, politicians, justice seekers (“Champions of the Cause”) and more.

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
December 6, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

'Akissi' explores the discrepancies between what is expected from the environment of Côte d’Ivoire and what social norms is yet to be mastered.

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
November 29, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

"Best of Enemies" attempts to explain the historical relationship(s) between the United States and the broadly defined Middle Eastern region.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
November 15, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

"Half of A Yellow Sun" explores Nigerian history.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
November 8, 2018
Filed under Arts & Academics

Fire!!: The Zora Neale Hurston Story explores how black people are subjugated by a suffocating ideology of white supremacy.

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