|Hofstra's own Geri Solomon, who is the Assistant Dean of Special|
Collections in the Library and the University Archivist, came up with today's
list of summer reading. What is on your list?
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Dean Solomon's list:
1) The Harder they Come, by T.C. Boyle – he writes mostly about California and its struggles with the man versus environment theme. This one is based partially on a true story of a murderer who thinks of himself as a mountain man.
2) Drop City –by T.C. Boyle – about a bunch of hippies who decide to move to Alaska and the struggles they have there.
3) Flight Behavior – by Barbara Kingsolver – another author who writes a cautionary tale about the impact of environment on migratory monarch butterflies.
4) The Lacuna – by Barbara Kingsolver – a story of artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo as well as Mexico in the 30’s and 40’s a wonderful political and artistic mix of environment, personalities and history.
5) Remarkable Creatures – by Tracy Chevalier – an historical novel that is set on the coast of England and uncover a fossilized skull of an animal.
6) The Forest Lover – by Susan Vreeland – a wonderful book about a painter that ventures to British Columbia and discovers native art.
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