Hi students! Our winter break is coming up and while the campuses will be open, we won’t be having any classes from December 16th through January 6th! Why not take this opportunity to do some leisure reading over your holidays? You can come in and check books out on campus or you can read a variety of eBooks from the comfort of your home or local coffee shop!
Below are just a sampling of the eBooks that we have available through eBrary that might be a fun read over the break:
Andrews, S. E., & Bowis, D. (2008). 100 must-read books for men. London, GBR: A & C Black.
Baldick, C. (2005). Oxford English literary history, volume 10: The modern movement, 1910-1940. Oxford, GBR: Oxford University Press, UK.
Best of Shakespeare : Retellings of 10 classic plays. (1999). Cary, NC: Oxford University Press.
Bird, W. L. (2007). Holidays on display. New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press.
Bloom, C. (2010). Gothic histories: The taste for terror, 1764 to the present. London, GBR: Continuum International Publishing.
Brock-Broido, L. (2004). Trouble in mind. Westminster, MD: Knopf Publishing Group.
Brottman, M. (2008). Solitary vice: Against reading. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint Press.
Burrows, S. (2008). Familiar strangeness: American fiction and the language of photography, 1839-1945. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.
Cather, W. (2004). Vintage Cather. Westminster, MD: Knopf Publishing Group.
Cohen, S. S. (2009). After the end of history: American fiction in the 1990s. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press.
Collins, W. (2001). Haunted hotel. London, GBR: ElecBook.
Dostoevsky, F. (2005). Best stories of Fyodor Dostoevsky: Including ‘notes from the underground’. Westminster, MD: Ballantine Books.
Downing, J. (2005). Lost tribe. Canberra, AUS: Pandanus Books.
Eliot, T. S. (2006). T.S. Eliot: Selected poems. Westminster, MD: Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated.
Elsey, G. M. (2005). Unplanned life: A memoir. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press.
Etzioni, A., & Bloom, J. (2004). We are what we celebrate: Understanding holidays and rituals. New York, NY: New York University Press (NYU Press).
Forster, E. M. (2000). Room with a view. East Rutherford, NJ: Viking Penguin.
Forward S. (Ed.). (2003). Dreams, visions and realities: An anthology of short stories by turn-of-the-century women writers. London, GBR: Continuum International Publishing.
Fries, K. (2003). Body, remember: A memoir. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.
Gewanter, D. (2009). War bird. Chicago, IL, USA: University of Chicago Press.
Hamilton, E. (2010). Legends of the Chelsea hotel: Living with the artists and outlaws of New York’s rebel mecca. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press.
Hawthorne, N. (2001). House of the seven gables. London, GBR: ElecBook.
Hawthorne, N. (2001). Scarlet letter. London, GBR: ElecBook.
Humphreys, G. J. (2004). Spiral: A novel. Westminster, MD: Knopf Publishing Group.
Jamison, D. (2007). Perishable: A memoir. Chicago, IL, USA: Chicago Review Press.
Jones, N. W. (2007). Gay and lesbian historical fiction. Gordonsville, VA: Palgrave Macmillan.
Kadushin, R. (Ed.). (2005). Barnstorm: Contemporary Wisconsin fiction. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.
Kaldas P., Mattawa K. (Eds.). (2009). Dinarzad’s children: An anthology of contemporary Arab American fiction. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press.
Langton, J. (2009). Biker: Inside the notorious world of an outlaw motorcycle gang. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Lessing, D. (2008). Stories. Westminster, MD: Everyman’s Library.
Liberman, A. (2009). Bibliography of English etymology: Sources and word list. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
Macklin, R. (2004). War babies: A memoir. Canberra, AUS: Pandanus Books.
Marling, K. A. (2000). Merry christmas!: Celebrating America’s greatest holiday. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Martin, J. (2004). Modern dance. Hightstown, NJ: Princeton Book Company Publishers.
Martin, S. (2007). Possibility of music. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press.
McMahon, T. A. (2010). Phoenix fiction: Loving little Egypt: A novel. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Melville, H. (1981). Moby dick. Westminster, MD: Bantam Books.
Miller, G. (2009). Watch. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Mulholland, N. (2007). Psychology of Harry Potter: An unauthorized examination of the boy who lived. Dallas, TX: BenBella Books.
Nafisi, A. (2003). Reading Lolita in Tehran: A memoir in books. Westminster, MD: Random House, Incorporated.
Neve, B. (2008). Elia Kazan: The cinema of an American outsider. London, GBR: I.B.Tauris.
Plante, D. (2005). American ghosts: A memoir. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.
Richter, J. (2010). Threshold. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press.
Roberts, A. (2009). Something has to happen next. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press.
Roskies, D. G. (2008). Yiddishlands: A memoir. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press.
Sharma, R. (2010). Modern English literature. Jaipur, IND: ABD Publishers.
Sinclair, M. (2004). Creators. London, GBR: Continuum International Publishing.
Standiford, L. (2008). Man who invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens’s A Christmas carol rescued his career and revived our holiday spirits. Westminster, MD: Crown.
Treadway, J. (2010). Please come back to me. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.
Van Gelderen, E. (2006). History of the English language. Amsterdam, NLD: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
Wilde, O. (1891). Canterville Ghost. London, GBR: ElecBook.
Wilde, O. (2001). Picture of Dorian Gray. East Rutherford, NJ: Viking Penguin.
Wilde, O. (2004). Importance of being earnest: And other plays. Westminster, MD: Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group.
Winchell, M. R. (2006). Reinventing the south: Versions of a literary region. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press.
Zachter, M. (2007). Dough: A memoir. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.
Remember that you can also access hundreds of free eBooks through Project Gutenberg!
Questions? Contact your librarians!