It’s that time of year again and our expert librarians at the University of Minnesota are here to make recommendations on books to give this holiday season. Watch this installment of Read This Book!, Books to Give 2015, Part 1.
Host Lisa Von Drasek makes her own recommendations, but also talks with Jan Fransen and Arvid Nelsen about their favorite books to give as gifts.
Watch for Part 2 of Books to Give in early December.
Recommended books include:
- The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
- Being Emily by Rachel Gold
- The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage by Sydney Padua
- Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor by Lynda Barry
- Star Wars Doodles by Zack Giallongo
About Von Drasek, Fransen, Nelsen, and Read This Book!
Lisa Von Drasek is the Curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries. Jan Fransen is the University Libraries Service Lead for Researcher and Discovery Systems. And Arvid Nelsen is the Archivist for the Charles Babbage Institute at the University of Minnesota Libraries.
Read This Book! is a video podcast produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries. It is available on YouTube and iTunes.