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The Best Books to Read Over Spring Break

We have compiled an amazing book list that you can jump into as you crack open a cold one, whether you’re tanning on a beach in Bermuda or just hanging out on your living room couch. With recommendations from our eclectic staff and some of our Twitter followers, there is definitely something for everyone. But if the only literature you plan on reading next week is the drink menu at your swim-up hotel bar, we’re not passing any judgment.

  • Lee Lawver endorses A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers. According to Lee, the claims that this is the book of our generation are valid. And I trust him.
  • Ali Fogarty suggests The Great Gatsby because it’s just as good the hundredth time around.
  • Devon Edwards plans on reading Scorecasting and Catch-22 for the first time since high school.
  • John Tecce recommends Friday Night Lights and The Blind Side–the books. They both got his mom’s stamp of approval, as well.

Our readers also contributed a few suggestions on Twitter:

@OnwardState I’m reading “Six Easy Pieces” and “Six Not-so-easy Pieces” by Richard Feynman.less than a minute ago via web

@OnwardState Life of Pi & Atlas Shrugged if you have lots of time; if not something simple like Southern Vampire & HP series are easy readsless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

@onwardstate Everyone needs to read the Millenium Trilogy-The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and the rest from Stieg Larsson #bibliophileless than a minute ago via web

Did we miss any of the books you plan on packing in your suitcase? Let us know!

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10 Questions With 2019 Class Gift Director Tom Beeby

Tom Beeby will serve as the 2019 Class Gift Executive Director.

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