Martha Gentry – Administrative Assistant, Fine Arts and Athletics

Martha Gentry, Fine Arts and Athletics Administrative Assistant

Favorite adult book recommendation — The Next Always by Nora Roberts

As the first book in the Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, it sets the stage for romance and mystery. If you like stories about small town life with a bit of mystery thrown in (including a ghost), you’ll enjoy this book.  It takes place (more…)

Tenaya Vallery – Teacher, Upper School Chemistry

Tenaya Vallery, Upper School Chemistry

Favorite adult book recommendation — Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrong

This multifaith book provides guidance on how to lead a compassionate life. A quick read, this former nun offers deep insight into how we may all better understand the people around us. I try to reread this book at least once a year.  

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David Rezelman – Teacher, Upper School U.S. History and International Relations

David Rezelman – Teacher, Upper School U.S. History and International Relations

Favorite adult book recommendation — Catch-22 by Joseph Heller 

This novel manages to simultaneously be the funniest book I’ve ever read and the third most depressing book I’ve ever read. That’s quite the combination. It should be required reading for anyone thinking about bureaucracy, absurdity, and war in the industrial age.

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