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March 2002

Recommended Books

A collection of books recommended by 11 Whitman College professors takes us from remembrances of the Holocaust to theinventive story of Edgar Mint, “whose life is one long series of accidents.”

From the President: President Cronin also recommends a wealth of good books, with a reading list that includes poetry, biography, and economic analysis.

Recalling the Holocaust by Patrick Henry, French
Mathematical Experiences by Robert Fontenot, Mathematics
Stories of Truth, Memory, Terror by Bruce Magnusson, Politics
Chicano/Latino Sampler by Celia Weller, Spanish
Poet, Priest, Philosopher by David Carey, Philosophy
Betrayal of Trust by James Russo, Chemistry
Ascent toward Meaning by John Desmond, English
Famous Dinosaurs, Former Worlds by Patrick Spencer, Geology
Eloquent New Writers by Katrina Roberts, English
Masterpieces and New Favorites by Dale Cosper, French
Christianity in the New Millenium by Walter Wyman, Religion

Jared Diamond: Author’s visit adds eloquence to year-long discussion


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