Gillian Moore, Sixth Grade English and Science
Favorite adult book recommendation — A Heart So White by Javier Marias
This story is somewhat of an “anti-detective” novel, following Juan, a translator working for the Spanish government, who hears something in a
Toy Savage, Middle School History
Favorite adult book recommendation — All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
The classic 20th-century political novel, very dense in places but (more…)
Amber Jenkins, Upper School English
Favorite adult book recommendation — The World of Ten Thousand Things: Poems 1980–1990 by Charles Wright
I was introduced to the work of Charles Wright (who would later become the 50th Poet Laureate of the United States) in a poetry seminar during
Mary Todd Glascock, Upper School Spanish
Favorite adult book recommendation — To Kill a Mockingbird Girls by Harper Lee
I choose this book for its incredible depiction of social conflict in a small town regarding race relations. As with most novels, this town reflects (more…)
Kathy Yocke, Middle School Science
Favorite adult book recommendation — Radium Girls by Kate Moore
It’s an amazing true story about young women of the World War I era who
Vanessa Stewart, Middle School English
Favorite adult book recommendation — Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Something about stories of families across generations mesmerizes me: they feel magical and yet powerfully close. This beautifully written story begins with two half sisters in eighteenth-century Ghana.
Anne Tew, Middle School Latin
Favorite adult book recommendation — The Sound & The Fury by William Faulkner
This book taught me how to live.
Betsy Looney, Nurse
Favorite adult book recommendation — What Though the Odds by Haley Scott DeMaria
This is a true story of Triumph over Tragedy. It is a story about the University of Notre Dame’s swim team.
Yonne Nasimiyu, Upper School Science
Favorite adult book recommendation — Salt by Nayyirah Waheed
This is a book of poetry written in a very unique style. I use this book very frequently because it has short poems that can apply to many sectors in our lives.
Tom Duquette, Chair, Math Department
Favorite adult book recommendation — The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
A philosophical who-done-it set in a 14th Century Franciscan abbey. What more could you ask?