Books for Cultural Diversity: Hispanic Heritage Month

books for cultural diversity Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15) is a great time to discover a new author or pick up a classic. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez This landmark novel established the magical-realism boom in Latin … Continue reading

Books for Cultural Diversity: Italy

books reading August is typically the last month for summer travel, and a perennial popular vacation destination is Italy. Italy has been the setting for many great novels, a place of culinary interest, and home to numerous talented writers. Revel in Italia … Continue reading

Books for Cultural Diversity: July’s Picks

Books for Cultural Diversity Library In celebrating the birth of America each July, we must also remember why it came to be: It is a country founded on the guiding principles of freedom and equality. Millions have flocked to its shores to work for a … Continue reading

The Famous Omelet of La Mère Poulard at the Mont Saint-Michel

Visible leagues away from land and sea, the Mont Saint-Michel rises amidst the vast bay bearing its name, alternatively surrounded by miles of treacherous sand or fast marées (f.) (tides), giving it an aura of legend as the succeeding layers … Continue reading

Books for Cultural Diversity: April’s Picks

books reading April is National Poetry Month, so why not spend some time reading poems? We’ve pulled together a list of poetry books that range from translations of classic epics to contemporary voices.   Inferno by Dante, Translated by Henry W. … Continue reading