Entries tagged with ‘reading in common’

Great Summer Read!

Looking for a good summer read?  Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course.  Many members of the Gustavus community including faculty, staff, and upperclass students also read the book over […]

Summer Reading in Common

  Looking for a good summer read?  This year, we have two suggestions!  Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course.  Many members of the Gustavus community including faculty, staff, and […]

Book of the Month: The 2012 Reading in Common

  “This is the story of two boys living in Baltimore with similar histories and an identical name. One of us is free and has experienced things that he never even knew to dream about as a kid. The other will spend every day until his death behind bars for an armed robbery that left […]

Reading In Common Author Visit: Jamie Ford

The Reading-in-Common program, designed to give new students a taste of college academic life, is now in its 11th year. This year’s book is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, which explores the age-old conflicts between father and son set against the beauty and sadness of what happened to Japanese […]

Reading in Common Author Event

The Alumni Association and Gustavus Library Associates invite you to an evening with Jamie Ford, author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, this year’s Reading in Common selection. All incoming first-year students, Gustie Greeters, Collegiate Fellows, Peer Assistants, and many faculty and staff members will be reading the book during the summer […]

Looking for a Summer Read?

Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course. The Reading in Common selection for 2010 is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford. This novel explores the […]

Need a Good Summer Read?

Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course. The Reading in Common selection for 2009 is Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Narario. In this astonishing true story, award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario recounts […]