Icebreaker: Your Book Recommendations

What book have you particularly enjoyed reading recently?

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After finally getting to see Hamilton on Disney+ (three times and counting), I was compelled to read the 818-page biography Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, which served as the inspiration for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical. I have thoroughly enjoyed every word of it and am amazed by this part of American history, of which I knew too little. —Agnes Torchio, SPH '20 (MAS)

This is not a book, but I love to read microfiction as presented by the website With very few words, many of these authors can convey quite a bit. It's just amazing. —Anita L. Slusarcick, SPH '93 (PhD)