Posts on September 2019
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A Noble Radiance by Donna Leon

Cover of A Noble Radiance by Donna Leon

In this mystery set in Venice, Commissario Guido Brunetti solves the murder of a young man, the son of one of Venice's noble families, who had been kidnapped two years ago and whose body was found in a field. His family had been involved in shady business dealings in eastern Europe. Was he murdered because of this? Or did his cousin, the new heir to the family business, murder him? As he searches for the murderer, Brunetti also wonders if his wife, Paola, is unhappy in their marriage...

A Better Man by Louise Penny

Cover of A Better Man by Louise Penny

As catastrophic floods threaten to devastate Qu├ębec, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache finds the body of a murdered, pregnant woman. All the evidence points to her abusive husband as the killer, but there's not enough to convict him, and the woman's grieving father threatens to kill the husband. Meanwhile, Gamache faces damage to his reputation in social media, as a video emerges, seriously misrepresenting the actions which led to his demotion.

Start the Semester Off Right!

Start the semester on the right foot by checking out these books offering helpful guides, advice, and tips for a successful academic year. The September display of Undergraduate Library books in the Shapiro Lobby showcases books to help you whether you are just starting out your college career as an incoming Freshman or advancing as a more-seasoned student pursuing a PhD. The wide variety of college career books in the Undergraduate collection includes something for everyone!