• 5 Satirical Books About Academia

    5 Satirical Books About Academia0

    Students, faculty, and alumni of colleges and universities (or any school, for that matter) will enjoy these 5 satirical books about academia. These send-ups and satires of academic life deserve to sit at the head of the class. 1. Changing Places by David Lodge “Changing Places is a hilarious send-up of academic life, intellectual fashion,

  • 5 Must-Read Novels Set In Colleges And Universities

    5 Must-Read Novels Set In Colleges And Universities0

    Remember campus life? The students, the professors, the politics, the shenanigans… Go back to school with these 5 must-read novels set in colleges and universities. 1. Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis “A hilarious satire about college life and high class manners, this is a classic of postwar English literature.” 2. Changing Places by David Lodge

  • 9 Books Set In Schools That Don’t Have Vampires

    9 Books Set In Schools That Don’t Have Vampires0

    Move over, Twilight! These 9 books set in schools that don’t have vampires are equally compelling YA fiction reads. 1. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier “The Chocolate War made its debut in 1974, and quickly became a bestselling—and provocative—classic for young adults. This chilling portrait of an all-boys prep school casts an unflinching eye

  • 10 Must-Read Books About Teachers

    10 Must-Read Books About Teachers0

    Considered one of the most demanding but rewarding professions, these 10 must-read books about teachers will take you back to school and make you appreciate the educators in your life. 1. Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman “Up the Down Staircase is the funny and touching story of a committed, idealistic teacher whose dash with

  • 6 Supernatural Stories Set In Schools

    6 Supernatural Stories Set In Schools0

    You’re never too old for school, especially when the supernatural is at play. These 6 supernatural stories set in schools make going back to school anything but boring. 1. Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks “Maggie McKay hardly knows what to do with herself. After an idyllic childhood of homeschooling with her mother and

  • 5 Novels About Mentors And Students

    5 Novels About Mentors And Students0

    Teaching is a difficult profession, especially when it involves the arts. These 5 novels showcase the complex relationships between mentors and students. 1. My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok “As an artist you are responsible to no one and to nothing, except to yourself and to the truth as you see it.”—Jacob Kahn