Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: SOME NOTES ON READING AND HOW THE LIFE YOU SAVE MAY BE YOUR OWN
Kevin Rabalais

WHAT AND WHO TO WEAR: THE COMPANY OF WOMEN
Katherine H. Adams

SHADOWS FROM MY LIBRARY
Blanca Anderson

FIVE IS AN ODD ONE
Robert Bell

NOAH’S LIBRARY
John Biguenet

FIVE BOOKS FROM THE PHILSOPHICAL QUEST
Francis Coolidge Jr.

ANTI-DESERT ISLAND
William T. Cotton

READING LITERATURE AGAINST THE GRAIN: A HISTORIAN’S PERSPECTIVE
Jo Ann Hoeppner Moran Cruz

IMAGINED WORLDS: THE FIVE MOST INFLUENCIAL BOOKS IN MY LIFE
Mark F. Fernandez

PHOTO ESSAY
Leslie Parr

LEADING A HORSE TO WATER
Craig S. Hood

ARCHETYPICAL BOOKS
Fred Kammer, S. J.

FIVE BOOKS IN MY MAKING AS AN ECONOMIST
John Levendis

BOOKS AROUND THE WORLD
Mary A. McCay

WHY I READ WHAT I READ, OR THE POLITICS OF CRITERIA
Trimiko C. Melancon

MONROE LIBRARY FACULTY AND STAFF MEMBERS
STRATA Jonathan Gallaway
TO REMEMBER HOW BEAUTIFUL THEIR VOICES WERE Michelle Melancon
CITY OF MEMORY Philip Rollins
HEMINGWAY’S WAR Richard Snow
DELIVERING THE PAST Malia Willey

THE ROAD[S] TAKEN
Karen Reichard

ON WRITING ON READING: THE ESSAYISTS
John Snyder