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Literary Arts College Bound Reading Challenge

 

Challenge yourself to read one book from our monthly selection.

 

 

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick: Or the Whale and an Extract from: Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex
an epic tale of the conflict between man and his fate. Captain Ahab's obsessive quest to destroy the great white whale that tore off his leg leads the Pequod and its crew to disaster.

 

 

 

 

Norris, Mary. Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
Between You & Me features Norris's laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing problems in spelling, punctuation, and usage comma faults, danglers, "who" vs. "whom," "that" vs. "which," compound words, gender-neutral language and her clear explanations of how to handle them.

 

 

 

Perloff, Carey. Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater
Perloff's personal and professional journey, her life as a woman, a wife and mother, a playwright, director, producer, arts advocate, and citizen in a city erupting with enormous change is a compelling, entertaining story for anyone interested in how theater gets made, and its role in our future.

 

 

 

Williams, Tennessee. The Glass Menagerie

Amanda Wingfield, a faded Southern belle of middle age, shares a dingy apartment with her son Tom, in his early twenties, and his sister, Laura. Amanda yearns for the life from her days as a debutante and worries about the future of her daughter Laura. Tom does his best to support the family. He chafes under the banality and boredom of everyday life and struggles to write, while spending much of his spare time going to the movies at all hours of the night.

 

 

 

 

 

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Dirty Little Secrets by Cynthia Jaynes Omololu

 

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