Saturday, May 29, 2010

Mrs Haslett's Library Selection

Featured on display in the Library at the moment is Mrs Haslett's selection of her favourite and formative books. This is the third such staff selection, following Mr McCarthy's and Mr Jackson's (both of which are reprinted in our new book, Outside the Frame. The display is accompanied by Mrs Haslett's comments on the books, which you can read here.

Her books are:
  • Venice, by Jan Morris
  • Lives of the Artists, by Giorgio Vasari
  • The Great War and Modern Memory, by Paul Fussell
  • Atonement, by Ian McEwan
  • If This is a Man, by Primo Levi
  • Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
  • Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel
  • Thomas Hardy: the time-worn man, by Claire Tomalin
  • Reformation: Europe's house divided, by Diarmaid MacCullough
  • Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Master, by Colm Toibin
  • Middlemarch, by George Eliot
  • The Laurel and the Ivy, by Robert Kee
We'll feature other staff selections as they are displayed in the coming years. It's a fine idea by Librarian Tom McConville.

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