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9 science fiction and fantasy books to read during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Just in time for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, here is a list of science fiction and fantasy books by AAPI authors to check from our John C. Rezmerski Science Fiction Collection. Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon-Ha Lee Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon-Ha Lee Call Number: PS3612.E34884 P46 2021 Publication Date: 2021-08-17 Yoon-Ha Lee’s Machineries […]

Two Days, Three Festive Holidays!

If you are feeling a hankering to celebrate, today and tomorrow offer a wealth of cultural delights in the form of three holidays whose common feeling is joy. Today is St. Patrick’s Day, a traditional feast day celebrated by Christians since the 10th century A.D., and today is also Purim, a celebration of the salvation […]

10 fiction books to read for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been celebrated in some form since 1909, first as a form of protest against war and for voting rights and workers rights, and since 1975 later as an UN-recognized international holiday celebrating women’s history and achievements on March 8 every year. This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #BreakTheBias, which calls […]

New Wave Science Fiction in the John C. Rezmerski Science Fiction Collection

During the New Wave movement of the 1960s and 70s, science fiction authors sought to overthrow existing social and aesthetic dogmas by critiquing the status quo of sex, race relations, gender, and environmental degradation, and by incorporating stylistic innovations influenced by the Beat poets, literary modernism and post-modernism, and an interest in expanded consciousness through […]

Early Science Fiction in the John C. Rezmerski Science Fiction Collection

Gustavus Library is proud to host the John C. Rezmerski Science Fiction Collection, which includes over 2,000 books, periodicals, and other materials donated to the library by the late poet, editor, and Gustavus professor John Calvin Rezmerski (1942 – 2016). In this blog post and display, the first in a series, we’re highlighting early science […]

Meet our Fall 2021 Academic Assistants!

Gustavus Library is pleased to welcome two academic assistants this Fall semester, Vanessa Kiriago ’22 and Madelyn Hessian ’23! Already Vanessa and Maddie have made an impact by assisting Gustavus Library’s Outreach and Promotion Committee (O&P) with producing the fantastic social media content you’ve been enjoying, and in the meantime gaining experience in creating content, […]

Random Reads October 2021: Historical Fiction

Want to travel to another time and place without getting in a car or hopping on a plane? Historical fiction can immerse you in another world! For our first Random Reads blog and display, we’re highlighting some of the most entrancing Historical Fiction novels to be found in our literature collections. The Master of Ballantrae […]

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Gustavus Library is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month! Every year, Americans celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month to honor the rich history of Hispanic Americans. Come visit us in the library to learn more about Hispanic American history and culture and access the wealth of resources we’ve put together for our display and available throughout the […]

Celebrating Women in Translation Month

August is Women in Translation Month, and we’re celebrating by showcasing new books by international women writers available at Gustavus Library! The Women in Translation Project was started in 2014 by book blogger Meytal Radzinski, who created the month-long celebration after noticing the relative lack of women authors available in English translation. #WITMonth has been […]

Summer Reads at Gustavus Library: Fantasy

Looking for some leisure reading after finishing Game of Thrones, Chronicles of Narnia, or Harry Potter? Check out these fantasy series available at Gustavus Library. The Broken Earth Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin Call Number: PS3610.E46 F54 2015 Publication Date: 2015-08-04 The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin Call […]