The Power of Books

Currently on display at the Pfau Library: “The 25 Most Influential Books for the Past 25 Years,” from an article by Rosemary Ahern. Read the article in Mental Floss magazine at the Featured Magazines area on the first floor, or check out the display next to the staircases on the new side of the Library and pick up a copy of the article.

These books range from poetry to fiction, philosophy to business.

Top three titles according to the article are:

  • And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts (1987) –The Book That Forced Us to Acknowledge AIDS
  • Maus by Art Spiegelman (1991) –The Comic Book That Redrew History
  • Listening to Prozac by Peter D. Kramer (1993) –The Book That Got America Popping Pills
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