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Staff Picks: Circe by Madeline Miller

I’ve had an interest in Greek mythology going back to middle school, when we had a unit on the subject in our English class. Around the same time, I read the Percy Jackson series of novels (the original five – the spin-off series, and the other novels released under the Rick Riordan Presents imprint, were … Read More

Staff Picks: Encyclopedia Titanica

Rabbit holes are curious things. One moment you click on an article that a social media algorithm tossed onto your feed based on your likes, clicks, and general activity, and three hours later you are an armchair expert in a subject you never paid attention to before. It may be a one-off thing. Maybe your … Read More

Staff Picks: Matrix by Lauren Groff

I had seen positive reviews for Matrix by Lauren Groff, so when I found the book listed in the Recreational Reading Collection, I picked it up. I have been interested in the history of the Middle Ages since high school, and reading historical fiction about the period inspired me to pursue Medieval Studies as one … Read More