eBook of the Week: A Hologram for the King

HologramNow that you’ve read The Circle, the 2015-16 Campus Read selection, here’s another Dave Eggers book to check out.

A Hologram for the King was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award (the winner was The Round House by North Dakota author Louise Erdrich) and was also named one of the New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year.

    “In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman named Alan Clay pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter’s college tuition, and finally do something great. In A Hologram for the King, Dave Eggers takes us around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together.” — Publisher description

Check it out!  Beyond Library Wall Digital Collection (under eBooks & eAudiobooks)

National Book Award Winners

The 2015 National Book Award winners were announced at a gala event in New York City on November 18.  Add these books to your reading list!

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  • Fiction: Adam Johnson, Fortune Smiles: Stories
  • Non-fiction: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me (Available at BSC Library)
  • Poetry: Robin Coste Lewis, Voyage of the Sable Venus
  • Young People’s Literature: Neal Shusterman, Challenger Deep