Tag: Reading

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…

Reading group discusses male authors portrayal of women

Ashley Anne Strobridge, staff writer Every Wednesday, a small but engaged group of Mason students and alumni meet to discuss a topic that for many goes unnoticed. The book club, Men Who Write About Women, aims to dissect the idea…

Fall for the Book

Fall for the Book is an eight day festival that promotes reading, writing and literature throughout the region. During the festival, there will be daily readings, workshops and other presentations. Each night will close with a headliner event. Many of…

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…