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May 07
UW Ob-Gyn reads!

From best-selling novels, to thought-provoking non-fiction, to keeping up with the news, some off-the-beaten-path options, UW Ob-Gyn has varied taste in reading materials!

If you’re looking for a new read, take a look at the list shared on the virtual department meeting on May 7. (A special note for avid readers: Madison Public Library will start offering curbside pick-up on May 11. And if you don’t already have a library card, you can apply for a virtual library card online!)

Hamilton – Dobie Giles  

Circe by Madeline Miller – the life of the witch Circe from the Odyssey, with breathtaking language. I wept. – Jackie Askins

12 Rules of Life by Jordan Peterson - Gift from co-worker. Excellent!! – Chad Craighill

Sapiens, very thought provoking – Stephen Rose 

The Power by Naomi Alderman – Shannon Rush

Staring at the cover of Infinite Jest a lot. – Nicholas Schmuhl

I'm almost done with A Little Life – Daniel Pellicer

Daily Skimm - news in a fun and sassy way – Ramsey Larson

Devil in the White City; NYT articles – Cynthie Wautlet

Re-reading all of my heavy science breeding textbooks to get ready for our next litter of puppies :) – Mara Snyder (editor’s note: can we see pictures of the future puppies?)

Not weird, but I was able to finish two novels in a month - UNHEARD of!  Where the Crawdads Sing and True North - both phenomenal! – Kara Mulligan

A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson – Sierra Jansen

This question is not for people with small children! – Heidi Brown​

FranKissStein by Jeannette Winterson. Almost through. It's weird -- not sure yet whether to recommend it. – Claire Wendland

Short stories by O. Henry. Amazing use of language and very witty. – Manish Patankar

Hillbilly Elegy – Kristen Sharp 

How We Fight for Our Lives - Saeed Jones – Vicki Slager-Neary

The Atlantic for news and finally book 3 of My Brilliant Friend series! – Lily Johnson

Santa Evita by Tomas Eloy Martinez - going back to my Spanish Literature major roots! It's been so long! – Kathryn Sarnoski

Upstream by Mary Oliver - a collection of poems – Carolyn Keck

Hard to focus on reading right now.  I am addicted to NPR- audio and print.  My favorite book of the year is Educated.  Amazing!! – Ellen Hartenbach

The Story of the World, Volume 1. Great narrative style children’s history book, part of our home school curriculum – Ryan McDonald

Lots of NYT cooking articles for what to cook! – Kira Connolly-Nelson

From Inspiration to Activism: A Personal Journey Through Obama's Presidential Campaign, written by my neighbor, Mary Lang Sollinger – Ann Baggot

Loved this story on NPR - 4-minute listen – Jill Costello

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