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September 6, 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 history faculty both what they were currently reading and what books they would recommend.

Each week rockpride online will share their suggestions.

Carlis White, associate professor of history, is currently reading "Pompeii," by Robert Harris.

His top book recommendations are:

"Conspirata," by Robert Harris.

"Imperium," by Robert Harris.

"Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power," by John Meacham

"Greeks and Romans Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers," by Carl Richard.

"The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner's Semester at America's Holiest University," by Kevin Roose.

"The Mummy's Curse: Mummymania in the English-speaking World," by Jasmine Day

"The Da Vinci Code," by Dan Brown.

"The Trojan War," by Barry Strauss.

"The Name of the Rose," by Umberto Eco.

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