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Senior Summer Reading Recommendations

Senior Summer Reading Recommendations

Sarina Dev, Editor Emeritus

May 10, 2019

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Don’t thank me, thank Mr. Barry. I read this book first semester in my Utopian and Dystopian Literature class and it completely blew me out of the water. Mandel tells the story of humanity before, during, and after its collapse. Following five characters...

Required reading: a burden or an inspiration?

Chapel Puckett, Front Editor

May 28, 2015

Too much to handle? An inescapable burden? As the summer comes to a spiraling end, Blake students reach towards the dusty cover of their mandatory summer reading books, beginning the recognition of literary concepts and the endless annotating. Fast forward to the start of the school year, sitting in ...

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