The Daily Eastern News

Winners chosen for Edible Book Festival

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

April 8, 2019

Colorful cakes and festive fruits representing popular children’s and young adult books were on display for the ninth annual Edible Book Festival Monday, kicking off the 2019 National Library Week celebration. This year’s Judges Book Award winner was “Edible Bug Escape,” inspired by Bob Baner’s...

Alumnus returns library book that was checked out in 1974

Carole Hodorowicz, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

An Eastern alumnus returned a library book to Booth Library Wednesday that was 16,347 days overdue.  Gary Henigman, who graduated in 1977, received a copy of “Twilight of the Gods: The Beatles in Retrospect” by Wilfrid Mellers in the mail with a pink post-it, which said:  “Dear Gary,  Huge favor...

Booth Library holds fall book sale

Addison Bayer, a sophomore majoring in jazz piano performance, looks for at books at the book sale outside of Booth Library.

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

Booth Library hosted the fall book sale by the clock tower Wednesday morning. Everyone was welcome to browse books from multiple genres and buy any hardback for $2 and any paperback for $1; there were also VHS tapes and DVDs at the sale. Seth Yeakel, a sophomore student worker for Booth Library, ...

Center for the Humanities book club

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

January 31, 2017

  As part of an up-and-coming program focusing on the concept of mortality, the Center for the Humanities, in conjunction with members of the community, will be hosting a book club in various locations on and off campus. The first book that will be read and discussed is ­­Atul Gawande’s...

A rather fortunate viewing

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

January 18, 2017

More than 10 years and a canceled movie deal later, young adult author Daniel Handler has adopted the pseudonym Lemony Snicket again to revamp his infamous book series, “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” Only this time, the crew at Netflix took the film adaptation into their own hands, breaking...

Professor publishes debut book on Winston Churchill

Bradley P. Tolppanen reads his published work

Danielle Tadlock, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2014

Bradley Tolppanen, a professor of library services, published his first book "Churchill in North America, 1929. A Three Month Tour of Canada and the United States." The book took four years to write and is 250 pages on Churchill’s trip to North America in 1929. Tolppanen said he always had an interest...

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