Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling. Funny, frothy, random assortment of essays, lists, etc. Fast and fun Spring Break reading. 3/22
maus by art spiegleman
Set in rural Maine in the first half of this century, it tells the story of Dr. Wilbur Larch--saint and obstetrician, founder and director of the orphanage in the town of St. Cloud's, ether addict and abortionist. It is also the story of Dr. Larch's favorite orphan, Homer Wells, who is never adopted.
the cider house rules by john irving
"And this I believe: that the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected. And this I must fight against: any idea, religion, or government which limits or destroys the individual."
east of eden by john steinbeck