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Five books to add to your winter break TBR list

Five books to add to your winter break TBR list

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor November 27, 2022
As students struggle to survive finals over the next two weeks, here’s something to look forward to ─ winter break. Here are five just-for-fun book recommendations that span across genres ─ for when students can finally escape the textbooks.
Angie Cruz, a Pitt English professor, stands in her office in 2020.

Pitt English professor’s new novel highlights the power of storytelling

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer September 27, 2022
Angie Cruz, a Pitt English professor, released “How Not To Drown In A Glass of Water” on Sept. 13. The story follows Cara Romero in a series of monologues as she navigates life during her mid-50s through 12 weeks of sessions with a job advisor.
Opinion | How much do classic novels actually have to say?

Opinion | How much do classic novels actually have to say?

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor February 17, 2020
Short answer — not as much as you think.
Pitt News Staff chose their favorite books and podcasts. (Photos via Flickr)

Podcasts and prose: TPN’s entertainment picks for the summer

By TPN Staff July 18, 2017

When we’re not busy writing, some of us at The Pitt News try to find time to read a book or listen to a podcast. Here are suggestions to kick back with and enjoy before classes resume in a few short...

Terry Tan | Senior Staff Illustrator

Paperback writers: new Pitt course turns students into authors

By Sarah Schneider / for The Pitt News February 18, 2016

Katelyn Prosachik’s dream growing up was to be a government spy — but while that dream hasn’t materialized in real life, a Pitt class is keeping her fantasy alive.  Prosachik is writing a novel...

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