Kaia Sievert discusses three science fiction books in this episode of Read This Book!, brought to you by the University of Minnesota Libraries.
The books are:
- “The Three-Body Problem” by Cixin Liu
- “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel
- “The Martian” by Andy Weir
The books are part of the Robert and Virginia McCollister Collection for Contemporary Literature at Wilson Library, University of Minnesota. The collection enhances and contributes to the University of Minnesota Libraries by offering a browsing collection of current popular literature for use by the University’s faculty, students, and staff. The collection promotes reading for pleasure and personal enrichment and is housed near the main entrance of Wilson Library.
The collection is maintained through a contract with Baker & Taylor’s Book Leasing program, and contains a base of 200 books. The leasing program provides the ability to offer a continually rotating collection of the most noted in-demand literary book titles.