Staff Picks – What to Read Over Thanksgiving Break

Need to liven up your literature this Thanksgiving Break? We’ve got some killer book suggestions for you to read under the turkey diner table!


Sora Wolff, contributing writer:

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho –  A shepherd boy named Santiago leaves his homeland in Spain and sets for a journey to the Egyptian pyramids to find his personal treasure. Along the way he finds good fortune, bad luck, interesting people, and of all things- himself.


Neo Saito, lead stylist:

The little dictionary of fashion by Christian Dior– Good way to learn your fashion!


Autumn Dern, contributing writer:

Anna Kendrick’s “Scrappy Little Nobody” – I loved her before, but, after this book, I’m infatuated with her.


Mary Hope Mulcahy, lead promotions:

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – Even though I’m partial to Emma, nothing makes you more grateful of your family than reading about the Bennet sisters. From Lydia running away with Wickham to Mrs. Bennet (rightfully) worrying about her daughter futures, this book teaches readers to be thankful for their loved ones.


Besta B. Apiyankha , contributing photographer:

Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman – The theme is that television is bringing us speedily to the condition of the residents of Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” who were seduced into happy mindlessness.

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