Category Archives: Chancellor Dwight C. Watson

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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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Water Dancer – Ta-Nehisi Coates One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson “A door had opened. The land had folded like fabric. Conduction, Conduction, Conduction.” To read The Water Dancer, you must unleash your ability … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – New Kid by Jerry Craft

New Kid – Jerry Craft One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight As a former elementary teacher, I truly enjoyed teaching reading. My dissertation was a study about bibliotherapy which is how to help students choose and … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

The Nickel Boys – Colson Whitehead One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Colton Whitehead won a Pulitzer Award for his 2016 book, the Underground Railroad. Whitehead has received the MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – The Source of Self-Regard by Toni Morrison

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations – Toni Morrison One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson I started this book this summer and was savoring every chapter as I read one chapter per day.  On … Continue reading

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