The UMBC Library’s Leisure Reading Collection offers the UMBC community varied, timely, and popular fiction and non-fiction. It is located in an easy-to-browse location on the Library’s first floor, adjacent to the Circulation Desk.
A Few New Titles In the Collection
by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Call Number: FIC NGU re
Publication Date: 2017
The Refugees is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of twenty years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family. With the coruscating gaze that informedThe Sympathizer, inThe Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth.
Pachinko follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all.
Current UMBC students, staff, and faculty may borrow titles.
Borrow up to five leisure reading books at a time.
Titles circulate for 28 days, with one 28 day renewal.