Library Hawk Squawk: Reading Tonight, and Books of Mo Yan

Recent purchases: the Library just purchased 5 Overdrive ebooks by Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature.  His titles are hard to come by in print, but we were able to acquire these ebooks immediately, including the novels Life and Death are Wearing Me Out and The Republic of Wine. Find these and more good books to read at — or stop in and browse our new popular reading.

Reminder: Cushing Salon, Tuesday, October 16, 6:30 – 8 pm: Alumni Book Talk

As part of next week’s Homecoming festivities, the Cushing Library is pleased to announce a very special literary salon featuring three alumni who have published books. You can RSVP online, or just stop by (please feel free to arrive late or leave early as your schedule allows). Authors will be signing books, and books will be for sale. Light refreshments served.  Come on out to support our Hawk writers and meet HNU’s very first Writer in Residence! Light refreshments served.

Jennifer Martin ’67, The Huna Warrior: The Magic Begins
A published author since the age of ten, Jennifer is the co-author, along with Rosemary Dean, of The Angels Speak: Secrets From the Other Side and has stories in the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul series.

Belo Miguel Cipriani ’12, Blind: A Memoir
Belo is Holy Names University’s Writer in Residence for 2012-2013, and is using his residency to complete his second memoir and his first novel.

QueenKay (KayKay Amamgbo) ’14, The Reconstruction and Transformation of QueenKay
Through her autobiography, QueenKay invites readers to experience her journey of discovering and losing love and how she found the courage to rebuild her life after losing her husband and business partner, Charles Amamgbo, to bone marrow cancer in 2007.

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