Tag: books

OPINION: Vitamin B—Books

By Susan Katherine Corkran, Columnist Assigned reading is often viewed as an optional exercise. After a long range of pages crammed with small print appears ominously on Blackboard, questions like, “did you do the reading?” or, “are we going to…

Review: ‘Night Sky with Exit Wounds’

A recap of one of the best poetry books published in 2016   BY KELLY FOSTER, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR In the past year of poetry, there have been multitudes of well-crafted poems coming from a diverse background of poets, more…

“Butterfly Gardens” and “Broken Angels”

BY TAYLOR WICHTENDAHL, STAFF WRITER   **“The Butterfly Garden” by Dot Hutchison** “The Butterfly Garden” is the latest thriller on the scene. Reminiscent of “Gone Girl” or “The Girl on the Train,” this novel has also been optioned for a…

New Fenwick Library is open for business

Today, the Fenwick library addition opened to the Mason community. After more than three years of construction and a final budget totaling $60 million, students and faculty can now use the library space. According to Jennifer Wilder, development and communications coordinator for…

Fourth Estate Recommends

Hannah Menchhoff, Online Lifestyle Editor: Somehow I overcame the odds this semester and read a book for fun. “Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance, and Drama from the Golden Age of American Cinema” by Anne Helen Peterson is a must…

Gateway to Success

Written by Cynthia Jessup Mason’s library is showing off their new Gateway library options to students. Mason has its very own Gateway library that gives students access to hundreds of streamline files and media. Students can stream feature films, documentaries, speeches on audio and…

Jodi Picoult accepts Mason Award

International bestselling author Jodi Picoult was the first female to receive the 2014 Mason Award on Friday, Sept. 12. The Mason Award is given annually by the Fall for the Book board of directors. It is awarded to an author…