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Books Read, Backyard Photos, and Hallowe'en at the McGill Library

allowe'en imagery! These are from a flickr page by the McGill University Libraries . Here we go with the third installment of The Books Read List! It seems like a lot, but so many are short stories, or board books for children! Also, I've noted some of the books read by my daughter that I haven't reread with her, or read at all as they're ones she's reading at school. Books Read Part I Books Read Part II Ellen Tebbits by Beverly Cleary Strider by Beverly Cleary Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary Ralph S Mouse by Beverly Cleary The Scottish Prisoner by Diana Gabaldon (reread) The Custom of Army by Diana Gabaldon (short story; reread) The Space Between by Diana Gabaldon (short story; reread) A Plague of Zombies by Diana Gabaldon (short story; reread) A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows by Diana Gabaldon (short story; reread) Virgins by Diana Gabaldon (short story; reread) A Fugitive Green by Diana Gabaldon (short story; reread) Besieged by Diana

Jane Goodall and Tolkien, and Photos from Swiss Travels!

hich books does Jane Goodall recommend? I came across this interview in The New York Times : What Jane Goodall is reading She answered the "who would you invite to dinner" question! "You’re organizing a literary dinner party. Which three writers, dead or alive, do you invite? 'Shakespeare, Tolkien, Jane Austen or Charlotte Brontë. Or, oh — I want Keats, Byron, Rachel Carson, Dickens, Darwin — and, oh, I so want Churchill and, and, and — my dinner party will need a banqueting hall to fit them all in!'" I last answered that question a year ago : " Emily Carr . Tolkien (though I'd be fainting with nervousness). And the third... Agatha Christie? Lord Rochester? Shakespeare? Chesterton? Pliny the Elder? John Buchan? Jean Little? Dostoyevsky? E Nesbit? The possibilities are endless... " And now... All the rest of the photos from our travels this past summer: Lac de Joux and La Brevine (the Siberia of Switzerland; a pocket valley where the