It feels like coronavirus and stay-at-home orders have changed virtually everything in life. But one thing that hasn’t changed is the power of a good book. We asked the community what they are reading to deal with a world that feels kind of upside down.
Below are some reading recommendations from Holderness faculty and staff. BONUS - if you order any of these books through smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate .5% to the Holderness Fund
Jordan Graham, History Department Chair, has a book that came from Academic Dean Peter Durnan that is now one of his favorite books of all time: Life and Death are Wearing me Out by Mo Yan.
Jini Sparkman, English Faculty and Director of Equity and Inclusion, is a big book fan and worked hard to limit her recommendations to:
Erin Morales, Associate Director of International Admission, is enjoying the low commitment level of short stories right now and thinks John Muir's adventures can be a great way to #dreamnowadventurelater.
While the upcoming school year’s cohort of new students won’t arrive at Holderness School until later this summer, they’re already connecting with current students and faculty through the school’s revamped Big Sibling Program - and the newly-created Summer Advisor Program.