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Summer Reading: 2023

A list of recommendations for summer reading, hand picked by UST Libraries staff, student workers, and celebrity guests.



Here's a list of books for summer reading, recommended by the UST Libraries staff and students.  


Ann Kenne, OSF Special Collections & Archives

Kelly Timmerman, O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library

Diamond Patrick, O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library

Cathy Lutz, O'Shaughnessy=Frey Library

Marianne Hageman, O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library

Janice Kragness, Charles J. Keffer Library

This year, I discovered Ted Conover, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and frequent contributor to The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic and other magazines , through his latest book . I have read all of his books this past year and am so impressed with his breadth of knowledge and experience, as well as his journalist's desire to talk to everyone and explore everywhere.

Cheap Land Colorado: Off-Gridders at America's Edge. 2022
The Routes of Man: Travels in the Paved World. 2010
Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes. 2021
New Jack: Guarding Sing Sing. 2000
Whiteout: Lost in Aspen. 1991
Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders With America's Mexican Migrants.  1987