Posts on September 2020
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Democracy & Debate: Speak, Act, Vote

Black background with white text "How Democracies Die." Orange band down right side of cover with text "New York Times Bestseller."

The 2020 University of Michigan LSA Fall theme semester is Democracy & Debate: Speak, Act, Vote. Over the next couple of months, I'm going to post a series of blogposts showcasing some items in the Library’s collections which discuss the topics of the themed semester.

Latinx Heritage Month

Latinx Heritage Month is observed September 15th through October 15th. Celebrate Latinx art and culture by checking out some of the Latinx writers that can be found in our library’s electronic collections!

The Whiskey Rebels by David Liss

Cover of The Whiskey Rebels by David Liss

The Whiskey Rebels is a historical thriller set in the years following the American Revolution, told by two main characters in alternating chapters. Ethan Saunders was a spy during the Revolutionary War, but his career was ruined after he was falsely accused of treason. Seeking to redeem his reputation, he attempts to foil a plot against Alexander Hamilton's Bank of the United States. Joan Maycott is the widow of a man who discovered a new method of distilling whiskey, only to have her...