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April 26, 2013
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab

SRU faculty recommend: A Good Read...

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -College is a great time for reading. rockpride online asked Slippery Rock University English faculty both what they were currently reading and what books they would recommend.

Each week rockpride online will share their suggestions.

Jason Stuart, assistant professor of English, is currently reading "Sincerity" by R. Jay Magill Jr.

His top 10 book recommendations are:

"A Gringo Like Me" Jennifer L. Knox

"Learning Web Design" by Jennifer Niederst Robbins

"National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, 7th Edition"

"Sharks and Rays: Nature Co. Guides" by Deacon, Last, McCosker et al.

An empty book that you can write in such as with a pen, may I recommend the Writersblok Bamboo Medium Notebook

"Weird Pennsylvania" by Matt Lake

"This is a Cookbook" by Max and Eli Sussman

"Griftopia" by Matt Taibbi

Dinosaur Comics by Ryan North. (All of them. Many are collected in books, but they are also conveniently located on the "Internet," conveniently priced at free, available conveniently right now.)

"Winter's Bone" by Daniel Woodrell.

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