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What is Overdrive?

February 21, 2019
The Middlebury College Libraries have recently acquired dozens of new audiobooks on the Overdrive platform. Try them out at go/overdrive/.

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February 14, 2019

“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...

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January 17, 2019
'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.

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December 6, 2018
'Akissi' explores the discrepancies between what is expected from the environment of Côte d’Ivoire and what social norms is yet to be mastered.

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November 29, 2018
"Best of Enemies" attempts to explain the historical relationship(s) between the United States and the broadly defined Middle Eastern region.

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‘Half of a Yellow Sun’
Directed by Biyi Bandele, based on the novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 2012.
November 15, 2018
"Half of A Yellow Sun" explores Nigerian history.

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November 8, 2018
Fire!!: The Zora Neale Hurston Story explores how black people are subjugated by a suffocating ideology of white supremacy.

The Librarian Is In: “Islandborn”by Junot Díaz, illustrated by Leo Espinosa, 2018

Islandborn takes readers on tour of a neighborhood that traces links to the Dominican Republic and cultural products that come from the island, like empanadas.
November 1, 2018
'Islandborn' takes readers on tour of a neighborhood that traces links to the Dominican Republic and cultural products that come from the island, like empanadas.

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“Coming to America”
1988
October 25, 2018
“Coming to America,” is the story of an African prince who is bored by the women he finds in his country.

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October 11, 2018
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives

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September 20, 2018
Katrina Spencer shares her thoughts on a work she describes as both a bildungsroman and a memoir.

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September 13, 2018
“Fluffy” is the most absurd book I have ever read. It is also one of the most endearing and nakedly vulnerable.
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