Five University of Minnesota librarians and archivists recently joined Read This Book host Lisa Von Drasek to make recommendations for books to give this holiday season.
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Megan Kocher — Curator, Kirschner Cookbook Collection
Science Librarian Megan Kocher — who also curates the U of M’s Doris Kirschner Cookbook Collection —recommends:
- The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen
By Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley
- Kitchen Science Lab for Kids
By Liz Lee Heinrecke
Alicia Kubas — Government Publications Librarian
Alicia Kubas, Government Publications Librarian at the University of Minnesota, recommends:
- Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Artwork by Yayoi Kusama
- Poetry From Scratch
By Jennifer McCartney
Tim Johnson — Curator, Sherlock Holmes Collections
Noted Sherlock Holmes expert Tim Johnson recommended three Sherlock Holmes’ books
- Sherlock Holmes and the Eisendorf Enigma
By Larry Millett
- Unquiet Spirits: Whisky Ghosts Murder
By Bonnie MacBird
- From Holmes to Sherlock
By Mattias Boström
Kate Hujda — Performing Arts Archivist
Performing Arts Assistant Curator Kate Hujda recommended two books:
- A Year in the Wilderness
By Amy and Dave Freeman
- Complicated Fun
By Cyn Collins
Science Librarian Carolyn Bishoff
Science Librarian Carolyn Bishoff recommended:
- The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA
By Sharon Weinberger
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