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Staff Picks: The Dispossessed

Note: The perfect excuse to re-post* an excerpt from a previous book review of The Dispossessed by Szilárd Borbély is that his posthumously published novel Kafka fia (Kafka’s Son) has finally been published in Hungarian, the author’s native language, after its German version Kafkas Sohn. While the English translation is yet to come, we’d like … Read More

Updated Resource: Guide to the Recreational Reading Collection

Looking for a good book to read? Aren’t we all? 2022 has barely started, working and learning off campus, which will soon bring stress back into our everyday lives. Did you know that New Brunswick Libraries have a special Recreational Reading Collection? Located in the Carr Library, the more than 1,000 books in the collection … Read More

Gingerbread Memories

I love the spicy-sweet aroma of gingerbread baking in the oven. It permeates the whole house and lingers pleasantly afterwards, marking the arrival of the holiday season with its delicious scent. For me, it truly doesn’t feel like Christmas has arrived until I have made my gingerbread house. My aunt and I started making gingerbread … Read More

Stressbusters 2021: Music at Douglass

Feeling stressed as finals approach? Sometimes music has the ability to slow the perception of time. Come by the Douglass Library for a moment of music to relax. There are two opportunities to catch a pop-up performance as part of the Stressbusters series at Rutgers – New Brunswick Libraries. On December 13th you can hear … Read More