Category Archives: Books

Summer Reads: Vol. 4

In our final installment of this summer reading series, we have suggestions for some timely and classic reads from more Pitts staff members! As some of you may know, 2017 will mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses—an event that will be celebrated at Pitts with two upcoming exhibits, beginning this Fall and continuing […]

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Summer Reads: Vol. 3

Our summer reading series continues with creative suggestions from three more Pitts staff members: If you’re a fan of historical fiction, then Special Collections Reference Assistant Debra Madera has the book for you. She’s just finished reading Whose Names Are Unknown, by Sanora Babb, a novel based on the author’s personal experience of living in the Dust Bowl (specifically […]

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Summer Reads: Vol. 2

As the Atlanta temperatures begin their ascent, we at Pitts try to embrace summer possibilities like The Great Gatsby’s Nick Carraway: “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with […]

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Summer Reads: Vol. 1

Congratulations to the Emory and Candler communities for finishing the year on a high note — and particular congratulations to students in the Class of 2016! Whether you are headed to a new job, further education, or the perfect (much deserved) vacation, Pitts Library staff members have put together a list of our favorite books to keep you company. If the […]

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Summer Reading

Summer is a great time to explore a new topic, move deeper into a topic of interest, kick back with a good novel, or prepare for the coming year.  Here are a few books that Pitts Theology Library staff members have recently read and enjoyed.  We’d love to hear about your recommendations in the comments! […]

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