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The Librarian Is In: “Meaty” by Samantha Irby

The Librarian Is In:

By KATRINA SPENCER

April 30, 2020

What’s easy to recall about this collection of autobiographical essays is that blogger Samantha Irby is frustrated with dating and 21st-century sexual economies and mores.

A quarantine reading list for the lonely

Stack of books with a side of strawberries and house plant.

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR

April 16, 2020

These six books deal with feelings of isolation, grief, confusion and interdependence that many may be experiencing while social distancing.

Reel Critic: ‘The Exterminating Angel’

Reel Critic: 'The Exterminating Angel'

By JOHN VAALER

April 16, 2020

Luis Buñuel's 1962 film is a story of a quarantine house from hell, blending political and class critique with psychological horror.

Quarantine streaming recommendations

View from the front row: Arts editor Owen Mason-Hill reports from his spot overlooking the television, at press time streaming “You” on Netflix.

By OWEN MASON-HILL

April 16, 2020

Check out these six titles on Netflix and Hulu if you want to make the most of streaming time during quarantine.

Searching for ‘Future Nostalgia’

Searching for 'Future Nostalgia'

By NINA NG

April 9, 2020

Dua Lipa's bold new album mixes past genres in the hopes of creating a new future sound that is smooth, powerful, catchy and meaningful.

The Librarian is in: ‘Dear Committee Members’

The Librarian is in: 'Dear Committee Members'

By KATRINA SPENCER

April 9, 2020

Julie Schumacher's humorous novel critiques and illuminates academia through the lens of fictional Professor Fitger and his letters of recommendation.

Book Review: ‘The Raj Quartet’

Book Review: 'The Raj Quartet'

By JOHN VAALER

April 2, 2020

Paul Scott's series about the last days British Crown rule in India tackles racism and colonialism with action, beautiful prose and dark humor.

The Librarian is in: Audiobooks and Ebooks

The Librarian is in: Audiobooks and Ebooks

By KATRINA SPENCER

April 2, 2020

Looking to stay connected to Davis Family Library remotely? Here are some instructions and suggestions to connect through Overdrive.

Bracing for seismic impact of remote learning, faculty turn to DLINQ

The Wilson Media Lab, where the DLINQ office is located.

By RAIN JI

March 29, 2020

DLINQ has encouraged faculty to use a variety of online tools, including the now-ubiquitous conferencing platform Zoom for live video calls and Panopto for posted lectures.

Opening doors, starting conversations: ‘Black is the Body’

Opening doors, starting conversations: 'Black is the Body'

By REGINA FONTANELLI

March 12, 2020

Emily Bernard's on-campus visit last week shared stories from her book, largely about the power of friendship in fighting systemic racism.

‘SEVEN’ celebrates stories of women changemakers

'SEVEN' celebrates stories of women changemakers

By EDYTH MOLDOW

March 12, 2020

L.A. Theatre Works brought a powerful arts experience to campus, highlighting the true stories of women who found their voices through human rights activism.

‘Unveiled’ highlights stories from the Muslim diaspora

‘Unveiled’ highlights stories from the Muslim diaspora

By Daleelah Saleh

March 12, 2020

Last weekend, Rohina Malik performed her one-woman play which portrays her experience as a Muslim woman, providing social commentary and stories inspired by true events.

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