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What We're Reading - Issue 2 (Spring 2014)

Discover the reading habits of PTS faculty and staff.

Andy Newgren

Director of Academic Technology

• He is drawn to books that reveal both the best and worst of humanity

• Just finished readingThe Flamethrowers, by Rachel Kushner; Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter; and The Circle, by David Eggers.

• Often consults the National Book Award and Man Booker Prize lists for titles

• He trusts Jonathan Franzen

"These windows into fictional characters…help me clarify what it means to be human, to struggle, to rejoice, and to live life." – Andy Newgren