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Dr. LeAnn House
We start the new academic year with a reading list from Dr. LeAnn House, Professor of Music, and winner of this year's Max A. Lavine Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. House's favorite or most influential books:
The Challenge of Art to Psychology by
Call Number: N71 .S18 1990
Publication Date: 1990
--on the essential need of humans to create art
The Great Pianists by
Call Number: ML397 .S3
Publication Date: 1963
----gripping reading that provides an outline of music history through the stories of great pianists
A Guide to Understanding the Bible by
--just what it says and very helpful
Far from the Madding Crowd by
Call Number: PR4745.A2 S38 1986
----or was it Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice which launched me into a love of English novels? No matter . . . from Thomas Hardy to Jane Austen to J.K.Rowling, what fun reading it is!!
My Beloved World by
Call Number: Popular Reading SOT
Publication Date: 2013
--one of those fun reads which helps you understand the world we live in from a new perspective
What are you reading now?
For Everything A Season by Joan Chittister
Desert Island Pick (this is your bonus title--the book that you can take along to the island for sheer reading pleasure)
The Complete Works of Shakespeare
--comedy, tragedy, history, poetry . . .
For other faculty fav book picks, visit our Faculty Reading List Guide.