Summer Reading List by Faculty and Alumni

Summer Reading List by Faculty and Alumni

With summer here, we thought we would share summer read recommendations by faculty and alumni.

 

Books by Faculty

“György Ligeti’s Cultural Identities” by Amy Bauer (Associate Professor of Music), Márton Kerékfy.

"Making Sense: Cognition, Computing, Art and Embodiment" by Simon Penny (Professor of Art)

 

Alumni Recommended Reads

“Vintage” by David Baker. This fictional adventure-comedy is about a restaurant critic who is trying to resurrect his career by chasing down the secret to a famous vintage of Burgundy stolen more than 60-years ago by the Nazis.  Read it before the movie.

Recommended by Ivan Williams, M.B.A. 1996, Dean’s Art’s Council President, and Anteaters in the Arts member

 

“Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things” by Jenny Lawson. A non-fiction humor book about a woman and her lifelong battle with mental illness

Recommended by Elizabeth Beach, B.A. Art 2012

 

Origin by Dan Brown. A mystery thriller novel and the fifth installment in the Robert Langdon series.

Recommended by Judy Townsend, B.A. Music 1971

 

“The Day I almost Destroyed the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Other Stories by John Sant’Ambrogio. Amusing stories of a cellists time playing in the orchestras.

Recommended by Eveline Eng Wong, M.F.A. Music 2000