The Monk and the Riddle
My best read lately has been...
Just in time for holiday reading and gift giving, NCSU Libraries has reprised its popular "The Best Book I Read This Year" blog with new entries. We asked NCSU Libraries staff, Friends of the Library board members, students and faculty to share their very-best, couldn't-resist book picks and are delighted to share them with you. From fun reads to high brow literature, this blog is sure to include something for every reader.
We'd also love to hear from you — if you've got a book that knocked your socks off in 2017, take a few moments and submit your own review
Title: If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name
Author: Heather Lende
Reviewer: Kathy Brown, Director, Planning and Research, NCSU Libraries
Perhaps because I was raised in a...
Book: The Last Skin
Author: Barbara Ras
Book: Phantom Noise
Author: Brian Turner
Reviewer: John Balaban, Professor of English, Poet in Residence
On a recent trip to...
Title: Blackout and All Clear
Author: Connie Willis
Reviewer: Kristen Blake, Electronic Resources Librarian, North Carolina State University Libraries
What was the best book you read this year? Not merely a good book, or a book you liked . . . we want to know the the very-best, couldn't-resist, wish-everyone-you-know-would-read-this book you read this year. And yes, we want just one book review.
Submit your book review (no...
Book: Sex and Punishment: Four Thousand Years of Judging Desire
Author: Eric Berkowitz
Reviewer: Orion Pozo,
Reviewed by Suzanne M Hugus, NCSU Staff, CALS
If you’re thinking of an Italian prison spy novel, well, don’t read this book. If you want a book that you never want to end, though, that warms the heart, and probably touches your own experience, read this amazing title....