Archive for Abe Nemon

Early Science Fiction in the John C. Rezmerski Science Fiction Collection

Gustavus Library is proud to host the John C. Rezmerski Science Fiction Collection, which includes over 2,000 books, periodicals, and other materials donated to the library by the late poet, editor, and Gustavus professor John Calvin Rezmerski (1942 – 2016). In this blog post and display, the first in a series, we’re highlighting early science […]

Meet our Fall 2021 Academic Assistants!

Gustavus Library is pleased to welcome two academic assistants this Fall semester, Vanessa Kiriago ’22 and Madelyn Hessian ’23! Already Vanessa and Maddie have made an impact by assisting Gustavus Library’s Outreach and Promotion Committee (O&P) with producing the fantastic social media content you’ve been enjoying, and in the meantime gaining experience in creating content, […]

Random Reads October 2021: Historical Fiction

Want to travel to another time and place without getting in a car or hopping on a plane? Historical fiction can immerse you in another world! For our first Random Reads blog and display, we’re highlighting some of the most entrancing Historical Fiction novels to be found in our literature collections. The Master of Ballantrae […]

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Gustavus Library is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month! Every year, Americans celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month to honor the rich history of Hispanic Americans. Come visit us in the library to learn more about Hispanic American history and culture and access the wealth of resources we’ve put together for our display and available throughout the […]

Celebrating Women in Translation Month

August is Women in Translation Month, and we’re celebrating by showcasing new books by international women writers available at Gustavus Library! The Women in Translation Project was started in 2014 by book blogger Meytal Radzinski, who created the month-long celebration after noticing the relative lack of women authors available in English translation. #WITMonth has been […]

Summer Reads at Gustavus Library: Fantasy

Looking for some leisure reading after finishing Game of Thrones, Chronicles of Narnia, or Harry Potter? Check out these fantasy series available at Gustavus Library. The Broken Earth Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin Call Number: PS3610.E46 F54 2015 Publication Date: 2015-08-04 The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin Call […]

National Poetry Month : Nobel Prize Winner Louise Glück

Gustavus Library actively collects works by Nobel Prize laureates, and since it’s National Poetry Month we thought there’s no better time to explore the works of American poet Louise Glück (1943- ), who last October was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Three New Works of Fiction

Black History Month may be drawing to a close, but it’s not too late to check out these three new fiction books by black authors at Gustavus library. “Eric’s enthusiasm is infectious. After the first two rides I’m enjoying myself, and not just because dying means I won’t have to pay my student loans.” Raven […]