Tag: reading recommendations

What Are You Reading? Crystal C. Mercer

I am Crystal C. Mercer, just a little girl from Little Rock, Arkansas. All-around Afro-Creative, Textile/Fiber Artist, Actor, Activist, Poet, Author (A Love Story Waiting To Happen), Founder and Creative Director of Columbus Creative Arts + Activism, and Lead Designer and Merchant of Mercer Textile Mercantile. I fuse arts and activism by using theatre,

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What Are You Reading? Dr. Gaurav Kumar

I am a Professor of Accounting at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. I am originally from India and have lived in Little Rock since 2006. So, I am an Arkansan by heart by now. The only thing missing is accent, because Little Rock is home.

What are you reading at the moment?

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Staff Picks: Patrice O’Donoghue

Patrice has been a nonfiction catalog librarian at CALS for 15 years. The best part of her job is looking at all the new books. “Outside of work, I’m a maker and all-around DIYer,” said Patrice. Her passions are knitting, beekeeping, and gardening. She usually has an audiobook going so she can keep up with her book club at the same time.

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Staff Picks: Anna Lancaster

Anna is the Audio Video Archival Assistant at the Robert’s Library. She’s been with CALS for 13 years. She wicked sea shanties and watch a lot of cartoons. She has 2 recommendations:

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What Are You Reading? Stephanie Jackson

 Stephanie Jackson is a believer, wife, mom, Director of Public and Media Relations at The Design Group, and Communications Director and Spokesman for the Office of Mayor Frank Scott, Jr.

In her words:

I was born and raised in Little Rock, a product of Little Rock public schools,

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Staff Picks: Darrel McLaughlin

Darrel McLaughlin has worked at CALS for 14 years, most recently in Technical Services. He tries to read a variety of diverse books but lately he has mostly been reading Star Wars graphic novels. He lives in an apartment with a pug and another human being. His pick for you is the urban fantasy California Bones by Greg Van Eekhout.

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What Are You Reading? Rabbi Eugene Levy

Rabbi Levy lives in Little Rock with his wife of almost 50 years, Bobbye Waltzer Levy.  Rabbi Levy was educated at the University of Texas and Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was ordained in 1972.  He has held many rabbinical positions in locations as diverse as Wisconsin, Louisiana, Indiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and,

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Staff Picks: Jasmine Jobe

Jasmine Jobe is the Editorial Assistant for the Encyclopedia of Arkansas. She’s been with CALS for 10 years. Fun facts: her favorite colors are rainbow and sunshine and her favorite meals are coffee and dessert. One of her favorite books is The Geek’s Guide to The Writing Life by Stephanie Vanderslice.

Jasmine’s review: WRITERS!

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