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Egger’s book of the month: The Secret Race

Matthew Egger, copy editor

May 19, 2019

Following Lance Armstrong’s confession to doping in 2013, the image of professional cycling has become tarnished and many associate the sport with cheating and deceit. While Lance was one of the worst doping offenders, cheatin...

Egger’s book of the month: Never Eat Alone

Matthew Egger, copy editor

April 16, 2019

The word “networking” can have somewhat negative connotations. Many individuals may view networking as an activity reserved for power-hungry businesspeople. When I began reading Never Eat Alone, I had some qualms about the id...

Egger’s book of the month: The Monk of Moha

Matthew Egger, copy editor

March 31, 2019

I stumbled upon The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers nearly a year ago in an airport bookstore. As a coffee fanatic, the book immediately piqued my interest. However, it was not until recently that I actually read the book. I act...

Egger’s book of the month: Revolution Francaise

Matthew Egger, copy editor

February 27, 2019

As the yellow vest protests are coming to an end in France, there is perhaps no better time to read Revolution Francaise by Marie Pedder than the present. While French President Emmanuel Macron had an approval rating of just 23% in...

Egger’s book of the month: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Matthew Egger, copy editor

January 28, 2019

Introversion is commonly regarded as an undesirable trait. Introverts are, at times, viewed as socially inept, incapable of leading others, and unassertive. As an introvert myself, I frequently find myself frustrated with the...

Egger’s book of the month: The Cuckoo’s Calling

Matthew Egger, copy editor

January 2, 2019

Ask nearly anyone about J.K. Rowling, and they’ll instantly think about the Harry Potter series. I have read the series a number of times myself. Naturally, when I discovered that she has also written a crime series, I got my...

Egger’s book of the month: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Matthew Egger, copy editor

December 2, 2018

Typically, when I am choosing a book, I pick one simply out of curiosity. Unfortunately, I usually do not actually apply what I read to my life; yes, I learn things, but most of the time, I just move on and read a new book. Ho...

Egger’s book of the month: Exploring Gandhi’s philosophies

Matthew Egger, copy editor

October 18, 2018

Reading Gandhi by Louis Fischer this summer was a last minute, almost accidental decision. I was scrambling to pack for a hiking trip in the Alps when I realized that I still needed to find a book to bring along. I browsed my s...

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