Category Archives: Chancellor Dwight C. Watson

From the Desk of Chancellor Watson: Training School for Negro Girls by Camille Acker

Training School for Negro Girls by Camille Acker One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Those of you who have been following this blog know that I love reading.  I have profound respect for librarians … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Watson: Crooked Hallelujah by Kelli Jo Ford

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Crooked Hallelujah (2020) – Kelli Jo Ford (UW-Whitewater Libraries’ copy coming soon!) I often read books for pleasure, inspiration, or knowledge.  Crooked Hallelujah was indeed a trifecta as … Continue reading

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From the desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Midnight Sun, by Stephanie Meyer

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer Before I provide a review of Midnight Sun, it is best to give an overview of the Twilight series. These synopses are about … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World by Alan Downs

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World by Alan Downs Emerson stated that “there is properly no history; only biography.”  I … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins Katniss Everdeen is the main protagonist and the narrator of The Hunger Games trilogy. After her younger sister, Primrose, … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – If It Bleeds: Rereading Stephen King

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson I am a huge Stephen King fan!  I constantly marvel at King’s unique sensibility, saturated with a morbid, mortifying hysteria. When I was 14, I started reading Stephen … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Becoming, by Michelle Obama

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Becoming – Michelle Obama Due to the racial and social unrest that took place in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, my mind and heart was … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Spoiler Alert : The Hero Dies: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Other Four-Letter Words – by Michael Ausiello Before I get to the book, I want to … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan In 2010, when A Visit from the Goon Squad was published, it was not on my radar.  The book … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Education has always been a lifelong pursuit for me.  I always knew that education was an access opportunity and with it came … Continue reading

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